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Muristerone A


Product overview

  • Name
    Muristerone A
  • Short description
    Ecdysone receptor (EcR) agonist. Apoptosis inducer.
  • Biological description
    Potent member of the ecdysteroid family. Ecdysone receptor (EcR) agonist. Analog of ecdysone with similar properties to ponasterone A. Inducer of ecdysone-inducible gene expression systems in mammalian cells and transgenic animals. Induces apoptosis in cells transfected with wild-type Bax. Induces expression of beta-galactosidase. Stimulates Bcl-XL mRNA transcription and inhibits TRAIL- and hFasL-induced apoptosis in RKO cells. Insect steroid hormone involved in regulating metamorphosis, causing a response to G2 cell cycle arrest. Major molting hormone in some insects. Has protective effects in plants.
  • Purity
  • Citations


  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    Muristerone A [38778-30-2]
  • CAS Number
  • InChiKey
  • Appearance
    White to off-white solid

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  • Storage instructions
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.
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