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20-Hydroxyecdysone

20-Hydroxyecdysone

Synonyms Ecdysterone; Polypodine A; β-Ecdysone; Isoinokosterone; 20-β-hydroxyecdysterone; 2β,3β,14α,20β,22,25-Hexahydroxy-7-cholesten-6-one; Insect moulting hormone

CAS Number: 5289-74-7 Molecular Formula: C27H44O7 Molecular Weight: 480.642 g/mol

Beilstein Registry Number: 1917578 MDL Number: MFCD00036740

SKU 02157434-CF
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Description

Product Description

20-Hydroxyecdysone

Application Notes

20-Hydroxyecdysone is the most widely occurring ecdysteroid in both plant and animal species. Controls cell death during metamorphosis of Drosophila melanogaster.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Ecdysteroid

Specifications
SKU 02157434-CF
Alternate Names Ecdysterone; Polypodine A; β-Ecdysone; Isoinokosterone; 20-β-hydroxyecdysterone; 2β,3β,14α,20β,22,25-Hexahydroxy-7-cholesten-6-one; Insect moulting hormone
Application Notes 20-Hydroxyecdysone is the most widely occurring ecdysteroid in both plant and animal species. Controls cell death during metamorphosis of Drosophila melanogaster.
Base Catalog Number 157434
Beilstein Registry Number 1917578
Biochemical Physiological Actions 20-Hydroxyecdysone is an ecdysteroid hormone that plays a key role in insect development, cell proliferaton, growth and apoptosis by controlling gene expression involved in molting and metamorphosis. It acts through a heterodimeric receptor comprising the ecdysone receptor and the ultraspiracle proteins (USP).
CAS # 5289-74-7
Format Powder
Melting Point 237.5 - 239.5 °C
Molecular Formula C27H44O7
Molecular Weight 480.642 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, Respirator filter
Purity ≥95%
RTECS Number FZ8060000
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.