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D9184 Sigma

Dexamethasone

meets USP testing specifications

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

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Properties

Related Categories Cell Culture, Core Bioreagents, Enzyme Inhibitors, Hormones, Reagents and Supplements,
InChI Key   UREBDLICKHMUKA-CXSFZGCWSA-N
assay   97.0-102.0%
form   solid
mp   262-264 °C(lit.)
suitability   meets USP testing specifications
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)

Description

Packaging

1, 5 g in glass bottle

100 mg in glass bottle

Application

Dexamethasone was used as medium supplement in the following studies:
• To investigate the osteogenic differentiation and chondrogenic differentiation of bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs).
• In α-MEM (minimum essential medium) for inducing the osteogenic and adipogenic differentiation in mesenchymal stem cells from human bone marrow and umbilical cord blood.
• For the isolation and characterization of mesenchymal stem cells isolated from 6- to 8-week-old C57BL/6J mice.

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

General description

Dexamethasone is an anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid with a range of effects on cell survival, cell signaling and gene expression. It is useful for study of apoptosis, cell signaling pathways and gene expression.

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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

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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