Dexamethasone 21-acetate


9α-Fluoro-16α-methyl-11β,17α,21-trihydroxy-1,4-pregnadiene-3,20-dione-21-acetate, 9α-Fluoro-16α-methylprednisolone-21-acetate, Prednisolone F acetate
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human ... NR3C1(2908)

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Dexamethasone 21-acetate has been used:
  • as a component of the induction medium for the treatment of mice preadipocytes (5A) cells
  • as a synthetic glucocorticoid to study its effects on the expression of nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2 (Nrf2) and peroxiredoxin 6 (Prdx6) proteins in placentas of human and mice
  • as a component of the complete medium for the culturing of porcine hepatocytes


100, 500 mg in poly bottle
1 g in poly bottle

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Dexamethasone 21-acetate or dexamethasone acetate is a derivative of dexamethasone. It is a hydrophobic drug. Dexamethasone is a glucocorticoid possessing anti-inflammatory activity.


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Expression of nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2 (Nrf2) and peroxiredoxin 6 (Prdx6) proteins in healthy and pathologic placentas of human and rat
Acar N, et al.
Acta Histochemica, 116(8), 1289-1300 (2014)
In vivo biodistribution, anti-inflammatory, and hepatoprotective effects of liver targeting dexamethasone acetate loaded nanostructured lipid carrier system
Wang M T, et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 5(1-2), 487-487 (2010)
F Ceccato et al.
Journal of endocrinological investigation, 43(8), 1105-1113 (2020-02-16)
Dexamethasone Suppression Test (DST), recommended for Cushing's Syndrome (CS) diagnosis, explores the pituitary feedback to glucocorticoids. Its diagnostic accuracy could be affected by dexamethasone bioavailability, and therefore, we have developed and validated a dexamethasone threshold after 1-mg DST. We studied...
Impact of High Fat Diet on Tissue Acyl-CoA and Histone Acetylation Levels
Carrer1 A, et al.
The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 5(1-2), 487-487 (2017)
Culture of porcine hepatocytes or bile duct epithelial cells by inductive serum-free media
Caperna T J, et al.
In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology. Animal, 47(3), 218-233 (2011)
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