D9568

Sigma-Aldrich

3,3′-Diindolylmethane

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym(s):
DIM, 3,3′-Bisindolylmethane
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C17H14N2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
246.31
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

C(c1c[nH]c2ccccc12)c3c[nH]c4ccccc34

InChI

1S/C17H14N2/c1-3-7-16-14(5-1)12(10-18-16)9-13-11-19-17-8-4-2-6-15(13)17/h1-8,10-11,18-19H,9H2

InChI key

VFTRKSBEFQDZKX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Packaging

5 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Acid-catalyzed reaction product of a phytochemical naturally found in Brassicaceae, indole-3-carbinol. It functions as an antitumor agent. This derivative can both directly stimulate apoptosis at relatively high concentrations and sensitize TRAIL-induced apoptosis in human cancer cells. DIM induces a G1 cell cycle arrest in human breast cancer MCF-7 cells by a mechanism that includes increased expression of p21. DIM is a strong mitochondrial H+-ATPase inhibitor. The function of DIM and its derivatives as a new plant growth promoter has been studied in an eco-friendly system.

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Xueli Tian et al.
Cancer letters, 448, 20-30 (2019-02-05)
3,3'-Diindolymethane (DIM) is a dimeric condensation product of indole-3-carbinol (I3C) that is found in broccoli and cabbage. Although DIM has been reported to exhibit anticancer properties against multiple tumor types, the direct target proteins of DIM have not been fully...
Sanjeev Banerjee et al.
Mutation research, 728(1-2), 47-66 (2011-06-28)
Emerging evidence provide credible support in favor of the potential role of bioactive products derived from ingesting cruciferous vegetables such as broccoli, brussel sprouts, cauliflower and cabbage. Among many compounds, 3,3'-diindolylmethane (DIM) is generated in the acidic environment of the...
Yiwei Li et al.
Antioxidants & redox signaling, 19(2), 139-150 (2013-02-09)
Oxidative stress has been mechanistically linked with aging and chronic diseases, including cancer. In fact, oxidative stress status, chronic disease-related inflammation, and cancer occurred in the aging population are tightly correlated. It is well known that the activation of nuclear...
K Hempstalk et al.
Journal of dairy science, 98(8), 5262-5273 (2015-06-16)
The ability to accurately predict the conception outcome for a future mating would be of considerable benefit for producers in deciding what mating plan (i.e., expensive semen or less expensive semen) to implement for a given cow. The objective of...
Jolanta Natalia Latosińska et al.
European journal of pharmaceutical sciences : official journal of the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences, 77, 141-153 (2015-06-13)
Three experimental techniques (1)H-(14)N NQDR, (13)C CP/MAS NMR and X-ray and Density Functional Theory (GGA/BLYP with PBC) and Hirshfeld surfaces were applied for the structure-activity oriented studies of two phyto-antioxidants and anticarcinogens: indole-3-carbinol, I3C, and 3,3'-diindolylmethane, DIM, (its bioactive metabolite)....

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