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U3633

Sigma-Aldrich

U 18666A

powder

Synonym(s):
(3β)-3-[2-(Diethylamino)ethoxy]androst-5-en-17-one hydrochloride
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C25H41NO2·HCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
424.06
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

powder

color

white to off-white

mp

195-196.5 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 10 mg/mL≥

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

Cl[H].[H][C@@]12CC=C3C[C@H](CC[C@]3(C)[C@@]1([H])CC[C@]4(C)C(=O)CC[C@@]24[H])OCCN(CC)CC

InChI

1S/C25H41NO2.ClH/c1-5-26(6-2)15-16-28-19-11-13-24(3)18(17-19)7-8-20-21-9-10-23(27)25(21,4)14-12-22(20)24;/h7,19-22H,5-6,8-17H2,1-4H3;1H/t19-,20-,21-,22-,24-,25-;/m0./s1

InChI key

GZFYZYBWLCYBMI-MYZJJQSMSA-N

Application

U 18666A has been used in fibroblast controls to study the mechanism of increase in autophagy in Niemann-Pick Disease Type C (NPC) cells.

Packaging

5, 25 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Inhibitor of cholesterol synthesis (inhibits desmosterol Δ24-reductase). Weak inhibitor of hedgehog (hh) signaling.

Preparation Note

U 18666A is soluble in water at 10 mg/ml.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Takashi Takano et al.
Journal of hepatology, 55(3), 512-521 (2010-12-28)
We characterized the role of 24-dehydrocholesterol reductase (DHCR24) in hepatitis C virus infection (HCV). DHCR24 is a cholesterol biosynthetic enzyme and cholesterol is a major component of lipid rafts, which is reported to play an important role in HCV replication.
Mee Kian Poh et al.
Antiviral research, 93(1), 191-198 (2011-12-08)
The level of cholesterol in host cells has been shown to affect viral infection. However, it is still not understood why this level of regulation is important for successful infection. We have shown in this study that dengue virus infection
Néstor Más Gómez et al.
FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 32(2), 782-794 (2017-10-17)
The transient receptor potential cation channel mucolipin 1 (TRPML1) channel is a conduit for lysosomal calcium efflux, and channel activity may be affected by lysosomal contents. The lysosomes of retinal pigmented epithelial (RPE) cells are particularly susceptible to build-up of
Hanna Appelqvist et al.
The American journal of pathology, 178(2), 629-639 (2011-02-02)
In the past decade, lysosomal membrane permeabilization (LMP) has emerged as a significant component of cell death signaling. The mechanisms by which lysosomal stability is regulated are not yet fully understood, but changes in the lysosomal membrane lipid composition have
Anton I Rosenbaum et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(12), 5477-5482 (2010-03-10)
Niemann-Pick type C disease (NPC) is a lysosomal storage disorder causing accumulation of unesterified cholesterol in lysosomal storage organelles. Recent studies have shown that hydroxypropyl-beta-cyclodextrin injections in npc1(-/-) mice are partially effective in treating this disease. Using cultured fibroblasts, we

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