Overview

  • Product name
    Liothyronine sodium
  • Description
    Thyroid hormone (T3) analog. Acts on the body to increase the basal metabolic rate, affect protein synthesis and increase the body's sensitivity to catecholamines.
  • Alternative names
    • Cytomel
    • O-(4-Hydroxy-3-iodophenyl)-3,5-diiodo-L-tyrosine sodium salt
    • T3
    • Tertroxin
    • Triiodothyronine
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  • Biological description

    Thyroid hormone (T3) analog. Targets thyroid hormone receptor α and thyroid hormone receptor β-1. Acts on the body to increase the basal metabolic rate, effect protein synthesis and increase the body's sensitivity to catecholamines (such as adrenaline) by permissiveness.

  • Purity
    > 97%

Properties

  • Chemical name
    O-(4-Hydroxy-3-iodophenyl)-3,5-diiodo-L-tyrosine sodium salt
  • Molecular weight
    672.96
  • Chemical structure
    Chemical Structure
  • Molecular formula
    C15H11I3NNaO4
  • CAS Number
    55-06-1
  • Storage instructions
    Store at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview
    Soluble in DMSO to 100 mM
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

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  • Source

    Synthetic

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