H7779

Sigma-Aldrich

Retinoic acid p-hydroxyanilide

≥95%

Synonym(s):
4-HPR, Fenretinide, N-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)retinamide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C26H33NO2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
391.55
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic (organic)

assay

≥95%

form

powder

color

yellow to yellow-orange

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CC1=C(\C=C\C(C)=C\C=C\C(C)=C\C(=O)Nc2ccc(O)cc2)C(C)(C)CCC1

InChI

1S/C26H33NO2/c1-19(11-16-24-21(3)10-7-17-26(24,4)5)8-6-9-20(2)18-25(29)27-22-12-14-23(28)15-13-22/h6,8-9,11-16,18,28H,7,10,17H2,1-5H3,(H,27,29)/b9-6+,16-11+,19-8+,20-18+

InChI key

AKJHMTWEGVYYSE-FXILSDISSA-N

Related Categories

General description

Retinoic acid p-hydroxyanilide is a synthetic analog of retinoid.

Application

Retinoic acid p-hydroxyanilide has been used:
  • as a synthetic retinoid to induce apoptosis in SEB-1 sebocytes
  • as a medium supplement for C2C12 myoblasts to test its effect on ceramide formation
  • to test in cytotoxicity in T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (T-ALL)

Packaging

5 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Retinoic acid p-hydroxyanilide, also called fenretinide, increases reactive oxygen species, activates caspases and induces apoptosis. It also inhibits dihydroceramide desaturase, leading to a decrease in ceramide biosynthesis. Fenretinide may elicit anticancer activity in cultured human breast cancer cells. It acts as an insulin antagonist and may be useful in treating insulin resistance. Fenretinide or 4-HPR has chemotherapeutic potential and is cytotoxic to retinoic acid-resistant cancers.

Features and Benefits

This compound is also offered as part of Sigma′s Library of Pharmacologically Active Compounds (LOPAC®1280), a biologically annotated collection of high-quality, ready-to-screen compounds. Click here to learn more.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. H7779.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Legal Information

LOPAC is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Pictograms

Exclamation markHealth hazard

Signal Word

Danger

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
  1. Which document(s) contains shelf-life or expiration date information for a given product?

    If available for a given product, the recommended re-test date or the expiration date can be found on the Certificate of Analysis.

  2. How do I get lot-specific information or a Certificate of Analysis?

    The lot specific COA document can be found by entering the lot number above under the "Documents" section.

  3. How do I find price and availability?

    There are several ways to find pricing and availability for our products. Once you log onto our website, you will find the price and availability displayed on the product detail page. You can contact any of our Customer Sales and Service offices to receive a quote.  USA customers:  1-800-325-3010 or view local office numbers.

  4. What is the Department of Transportation shipping information for this product?

    Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS.To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product. 

  5. In what solvents can product H7779, Retinoic acid p-hydroxyanilide, be dissolved?

    Product H7779, Retinoic acid p-hydroxyanilide, can be dissolved in DMSO (25 mg/ml) and ethanol (25 mg/ml).

  6. How can one store a solution of product H7779, Retinoic acid p-hydroxyanilide?

    A solution of product H7779, Retinoic acid p-hydroxyanilide, can be aliquoted and stored at -20°C for up to 3 months. Solutions should be protect from light.

  7. My question is not addressed here, how can I contact Technical Service for assistance?

    Ask a Scientist here.

  8. My question is not addressed here, how can I contact Technical Service for assistance?

    Ask a Scientist here.

Adriana Albini et al.
Nature reviews. Clinical oncology, 9(9), 498-509 (2012-08-02)
Healthy individuals can harbour microscopic tumours and dysplastic foci in different organs in an undetectable and asymptomatic state for many years. These lesions do not progress in the absence of angiogenesis or inflammation. Targeting both processes before clinical manifestation can...
Dušan Garić et al.
Journal of molecular medicine (Berlin, Germany), 95(10), 1053-1064 (2017-07-12)
Cystic fibrosis is the most common genetic disease, in which symptoms may be alleviated but not fully eliminated. Ceramides have long been implicated in the inflammatory etiology of cystic fibrosis, with contradicting reports with regards to their role. Recently, significant...
Claude Lachance et al.
Infection and immunity, 82(5), 1778-1785 (2014-02-20)
Streptococcus suis is an important swine pathogen and an emergent zoonotic pathogen. Excessive inflammation caused by S. suis is responsible for early high mortality in septic shock-like syndrome cases. Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) may contribute to regulating inflammatory processes. This...
Chunxiao Wang et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 493(4), 1555-1559 (2017-10-11)
In the absence of approved therapeutics, Zika virus (ZIKV)'s recent prolific outbreaks in the Americas, together with impacts on unborn fetuses of infected mothers, make it a pressing human health concern worldwide. Although a key player in viral replication in...
Hui Zhang et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(14), 5606-5611 (2013-03-21)
Leukemia stem cells (LSCs) play important roles in leukemia initiation, progression, and relapse, and thus represent a critical target for therapeutic intervention. However, relatively few agents have been shown to target LSCs, slowing progress in the treatment of acute myelogenous...
Articles
All-trans retinoic acid (RA, ATRA) is a pleiotropic activation factor that regulates genes associated with normal vertebrate cellular processes such as cell differentiation, cell proliferation, apoptosis, and embryonic development.
Read More
All-trans retinoic acid (RA, ATRA) is a pleiotropic activation factor that regulates genes associated with normal vertebrate cellular processes such as cell differentiation, cell proliferation, apoptosis, and embryonic development.
Read More

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Contact Technical Service

Social Media

LinkedIn icon
Twitter icon
Facebook Icon
Instagram Icon

MilliporeSigma

Research. Development. Production.

We are a leading supplier to the global Life Science industry with solutions and services for research, biotechnology development and production, and pharmaceutical drug therapy development and production.

© 2021 Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany and/or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved.

Reproduction of any materials from the site is strictly forbidden without permission.