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Hydrocortisone

BioReagent, suitable for cell culture

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Synonym(s):
11β,17α,21-Trihydroxypregn-4-ene-3,20-dione, 17-Hydroxycorticosterone, 4-Pregnene-11β,17α,21-triol-3,20-dione, Cortisol, Kendall’s compound F, Reichstein’s substance M
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C21H30O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
362.46
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1354819
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

biological source

plant (wild yam)

Quality Level

product line

BioReagent

assay

≥98%

form

powder

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

mp

211-214 °C (lit.)

solubility

chloroform/ethanol (1:1): 50 mg/mL, clear, colorless to very faintly yellow

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

[H][C@@]12CCC3=CC(=O)CC[C@]3(C)[C@@]1([H])[C@@H](O)C[C@@]4(C)[C@@]2([H])CC[C@]4(O)C(=O)CO

InChI

1S/C21H30O5/c1-19-7-5-13(23)9-12(19)3-4-14-15-6-8-21(26,17(25)11-22)20(15,2)10-16(24)18(14)19/h9,14-16,18,22,24,26H,3-8,10-11H2,1-2H3/t14-,15-,16-,18+,19-,20-,21-/m0/s1

InChI key

JYGXADMDTFJGBT-VWUMJDOOSA-N

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Hydrocortisone solution 50 μM, sterile-filtered, BioXtra, suitable for cell culture

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Hydrocortisone solution

assay

≥98%

assay

≥80% (HPLC)

assay

-

assay

-

product line

BioReagent

product line

BioXtra

product line

-

product line

BioXtra

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

300

Quality Level

500

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable, gas chromatography (GC): suitable

technique(s)

cell culture | mammalian: suitable

form

powder

form

powder

form

-

form

liquid

Application

Hydrocortisone has been used as a supplement in culture media for oligodendrocytes, colon cells and epithelial cells.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Hydrocortisone (also referred to as cortisol) is an endogenous glucocorticoid which is secreted by the adrenal gland. It is produced from the hypothalamus–pituitary–adrenal (HPA) axis. Hydrocortisone interacts with glucocorticoid receptors and regulates various signaling pathways. It is associated with the induction of energy mobilization, increase in cerebral perfusion rates and local glucose consumption. It is also linked with increase in cardiovascular output and respiration, redistribution of blood, delivery of molecules and energy to the brain and muscles and modulation of immune responses.
Primary glucocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex. It has three times the anti-inflammatory potency of corticosterone but much lower Na2+ retention potency.

Physical form

powder-RT; stock-frozen in working aliquots, avoid repeated freeze/thaw

Reconstitution

To prepare 50 μg/mL stock solution, add 1.0 mL absolute ethanol to 1.0 mg of product, gently swirl to dissolve, add 19 mL sterile medium.

pictograms

Health hazard

signalword

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Repr. 1A - STOT RE 2

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type P3 (EN 143) respirator cartridges


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