Raloxifene hydrochloride

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Raloxifene hydrochloride | CAS No. 82640-04-8 | Estrogen and Related Receptor Modulators
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Description: Selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM)
Alternative Names: LY 139481,Keoxifene

Chemical Name: [6-Hydroxy-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)benzo[b]thien-3-yl][4-[2-(1-piperidinyl)ethoxy]phenyl]-methanone hydrochloride

Purity: ≥98%

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Biological Activity

Raloxifene hydrochloride is a selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) that binds to ERα and ERβ, and tissue-dependently activates or blocks estrogen-induced transcription. Acts as an antiestrogen in breast and uterine tissue, but displays estrogen agonist activity in bone. In D12 rat hypothalamic cells, inhibits progesterone receptor induction by estrogen with an IC50 of 1 nM.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
Store at +4°C

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Background References

  1. Estrogen receptor-1 is a key regulator of HIV-1 latency that imparts gender-specific restrictions on the latent reservoir
    B Das, C Dobrowolsk, B Luttge, S Valadkhan, N Chomont, R Johnston, P Bacchetti, R Hoh, M Gandhi, SG Deeks, E Scully, J Karn
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2018;115(33):E7795-E7804.
  2. Effect of estrogen agonists and antagonists on induction of progesterone receptor in a rat hypothalamic cell line.
    Fitzpatrick et al.
    Endocrinology, 1999;140:3928
  3. Mechanism of action and preclinical profile of raloxifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator.
    Rev.Endocr.Metab.Disord., 2001;2:129
  4. Tamoxifen and ralox. suppress the proliferation of estrogen receptor-negative cells through inhibition of glutamine uptake.
    Todorova et al.
    Cancer Chemother. Pharmacol., 2011;67:285
  5. Effects of ralox. hydrochloride on endometrial cancer cells in vitro.
    Hibner et al.
    Gynecologic Oncol., 2004;93:642

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