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Raloxifene hydrochloride


Product overview

  • Name
    Raloxifene hydrochloride
  • Short description
    Selective estrogen receptor modulator
  • Biological description
    Selective estrogen receptor modulator (Ki values are 0.38 and 5.6 nM at Erα and Erβ respectively). Shows estrogenic activity in bone and anti-estrogenic activity in breast tissue. Also shows antitumor and autophagy inducing effects. Active in vivo.
  • Alternative names
    LY 139481, Keoxifene
  • Biological action
  • Purity
  • Citations


  • Chemical name
    [6-Hydroxy-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)benzo [b]thien-3-yl][4-[2-(1-piperidinyl)ethoxy]phenyl]-methanone hydrochloride
  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    Raloxifene hydrochloride
  • Molecular Formula
  • CAS Number
  • PubChem identifier
  • InChiKey

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    +4°C (desiccate)
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

References for Raloxifene hydrochloride

  • Antagonists selective for estrogen receptor alpha.

    Sun J et al (2002) Endocrinology 143(3) : 941-7.
    PubMedID: 11861516
  • Mechanism of action and preclinical profile of raloxifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulation.

    Bryant HU (2001) Rev Endocr Metab Disord 2(1) : 129-38.
    PubMedID: 11704975
  • Raloxifene Induces Autophagy-Dependent Cell Death in Breast Cancer Cells via the Activation of AMP-Activated Protein Kinase.

    Kim DE et al (2015) Mol Cells 38(2) : 138-44.
    PubMedID: 25537862
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