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Dexamethasone

powder, BioReagent, suitable for cell culture, ≥97%

Synonym: (11β,16α)-9-Fluoro-11,17,21-trihydroxy-16-methylpregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 9α-Fluoro-16α-methyl-11β,17α,21-trihydroxy-1,4-pregnadiene-3,20-dione, 9α-Fluoro-16α-methylprednisolone, Prednisolone F

  • CAS Number 50-02-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C22H29FO5

  • Molecular Weight 392.46

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 2066651

  •  EC Number 200-003-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00064136

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24893906

  • Popular Documents:  FTNMR (PDF)  

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Related Categories Bioactives and Supplements for Stem Cell Expansion, Bioactives/Supplements, Cell Biology, Cell Culture, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience,
InChI Key   UREBDLICKHMUKA-CXSFZGCWSA-N
product line   BioReagent
assay   ≥97%
form   powder
potency   4-500 ng/mL
mp   262-264 °C(lit.)
solubility   methanol: soluble25 mg/mL
suitability   suitable for cell culture
storage temp.   2-8°C
Gene Information   human ... ABCB1(5243), CYP3A4(1576), IL4(3565), IL5(3567), NR3C1(2908)
mouse ... Abcb1a(18671), Abcb1b(18669), Ifng(15978), Nos2(18126), Ptgs2(19225), Tnf(21926)
rat ... Ar(24208), Nr3c1(24413), Tnf(24835)

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Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

25, 100, 500 mg in glass bottle

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Reconstitution

To prepare 20 μg/ml stock solution, add 1ml absolute ethanol per mg product; gently swirl to dissolve. Add 49 ml sterile medium per ml of ethanol added, while mixing, to acheive final concentration of 20 μg/ml.

Physical form

powder 2-8 °C; stock-frozen in working aliquots, avoid repeated freeze/thaw

Application

Dexamethasone is used to study apoptosis, cell signaling pathways, cell differentiation and gene expression.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Glucocorticoid anti-inflammatory agent. Regulates T cell survival, growth, and differentiation. Inhibits the induction of nitric oxide synthase.

It is poorly metabolized in the body and has great affinity and bioavailability.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
TU3980000
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Mitochondrial Stress and ROS

Oxidative stress is implicated in the pathogenesis of lipotoxicity in both animal and human studies. Chronic oxidative stress is linked to insulin resistance in multiple tissues. Oxidative stress is ...
BioFiles 2011, 6.4, 22.
Keywords: Anti-inflammatory agents, Apoptosis, Cancer, Cell signaling, Cellular processes, Gene expression, Indicators, Metabolism, Oxidations, Respiratory

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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