9α-Fluoro-11β,16α,17,21-tetrahydroxypregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione, 9α-Fluoro-11β,16α,17,21-tetrahydroxy-1,4-pregnadiene-3,20-dione, Fluoxyprednisolone
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262-263 °C (lit.)


DMF: soluble 20 mg/mL
methanol: soluble 5 mg/mL
DMSO: soluble (Refer citation 16)



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human ... NR3C1(2908), PTGS2(5743)

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Triamcinolone has been used as a corticosteroid standard for LC-MS-MS analysis. Triamcinolone has also been used to study its effect on IgG and IgE levels in peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMCs)


1, 5 g in glass bottle
50, 250 mg in glass insert

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Triamcinolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid agonist; induces gene expression and apoptosis; inhibits prostaglandin synthesis; impairs tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α-induced degradation of κB-α; potentiates the differentiation-inducing effects of bone morphogenetic proteins (BMP-2, -4, -6).

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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


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M O Aksoy et al.
The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, 103(6), 1081-1091 (1999-06-09)
Airway epithelial cells are among the first cells to come in contact with aerosolized corticosteroids. However, the relative potencies and time course of action of the several commonly used aerosolized corticosteroids on eicosanoid production by airway epithelial cells are unknown....
F H Klebl et al.
Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 24(11), 1022-1029 (1994-11-01)
Hydrocortisone (HC) as well as its synthetic derivatives have been shown to strongly enhance interleukin-4 (IL-4)-induced in vitro IgE synthesis. To investigate possible effects on IgG subclasses, peripheral blood mononuclear cells (PBMC) were incubated with different glucocorticosteroids in the absence...
Wai-Leung Langston Suen et al.
Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 167(1), 21-28 (2013-01-15)
We are proposing folate-decorated polymeric nanoparticles as carriers of poorly soluble drug molecules for intracellular and prolonged delivery to retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) cells. RPE is a monolayer of epithelial cells that forms the outer blood-retinal barrier in the posterior...
Thøger Persson Krogh et al.
The American journal of sports medicine, 41(3), 625-635 (2013-01-19)
Lateral epicondylitis (LE) is a common musculoskeletal disorder for which an effective treatment strategy remains unknown. To examine whether a single injection of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is more effective than placebo (saline) or glucocorticoid in reducing pain in adults with...
A versatile liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry system for the analysis of different groups of veterinary drugs.
Munoz, P. et al.
Analytica Chimica Acta, 529(1), 137-144 (2005)
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