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M0639

Sigma-Aldrich

6α-Methylprednisolone

≥98%

Synonym(s):
11β,17α,21-Trihydroxy-6α-methyl-1,4-pregnadiene-3,20-dione, 6α-Methyl-11β,17α,21-trihydroxy-1,4-pregnadiene-3,20-dione, Medrol, Medrone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C22H30O5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
374.47
Beilstein:
2340300
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

sterility

non-sterile

assay

≥98%

form

powder

solubility

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

application(s)

cell analysis

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

[H][C@@]12C[C@H](C)C3=CC(=O)C=C[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/C22H30O5/c1-12-8-14-15-5-7-22(27,18(26)11-23)21(15,3)10-17(25)19(14)20(2)6-4-13(24)9-16(12)20/h4,6,9,12,14-15,17,19,23,25,27H,5,7-8,10-11H2,1-3H3/t12-,14-,15-,17-,19+,20-,21-,22-/m0/s1

InChI key

VHRSUDSXCMQTMA-PJHHCJLFSA-N

Gene Information

human ... NR3C1(2908)
rat ... Nr3c1(24413)

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Application

6α-Methylprednisolone has been used:
  • to stimulate RPMI 8226.1 cells in order to govern the expression of human interleukin-10 (IL-10) gene[1]
  • to induce depletion of CD14+ CD16+ monocytes[2]
  • to study its effect on behavioral and sensory afferent hypersensitivity[3]

Biochem/physiol Actions

Methylprednisolone is a glucocorticoid having anti-inflammatory and immunosuppressive actions.[4] It is useful in treating skin diseases, allergies, multiple sclerosis, asthma, rheumatic disorders, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, croup and cancer.[5]

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Pictograms

Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Repr. 1B - STOT RE 2

Storage Class Code

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

WGK

WGK 2

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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