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M6682 Sigma-Aldrich

Methoprene acid

≥98% (TLC)

Synonym: 11-Methoxy-3,7,11-trimethyl-2E,4E-dodecadienoic acid

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InChI Key   MNYBEULOKRVZKY-TZOAMJEDSA-N
assay   ≥98% (TLC)
storage temp.   −20°C

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Demethylation, oxidative cleavage, hydrolysis, photodegradation and degradation of methoprene by microorganism results in methoprene acid and other metabolites. Methoprene acid is an insect growth regulator, and is known to control ecdysteroid signaling during development and metamorphism. It is thus used to control larval growth in insects such as mosquitoes, cigarette beetles, fleas and fire ants.

General description

Retinoic acid receptor (RXR) agonist used in gene regulation research. Analog of juvenile hormone, an insect growth hormone.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. M6682.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin


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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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