Overview

  • Product name

    (+)-Methoprene, Insect juvenile hormone analog
  • Description

    Insect juvenile hormone analog
  • Biological description

    Insect juvenile hormone analog. Modulates ecdysteroid signaling during insect development. Shows growth regulatory effects in vivo. Orally active.
  • Purity

    > 95%
  • CAS Number

    65733-16-6
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    Propan-2-yl (2E,4E)-11-methoxy-3,7,11-trimethyldodeca-2,4-dienoate
  • Molecular weight

    310.47
  • Molecular formula

    C19H34O3
  • PubChem identifier

    5366546
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in ethanol and in DMSO
  • 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.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    CC(C)OC(=O)C=C(C)C=CCC(C)CCCC(C)(C)OC
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Zhao WL  et al. Methoprene-tolerant 1 regulates gene transcription to maintain insect larval status. J Mol Endocrinol 53:93-104 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 24872508) »
  • Zou Z  et al. Juvenile hormone and its receptor, methoprene-tolerant, control the dynamics of mosquito gene expression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:E2173-81 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 23633570) »
  • Bai H  et al. Mode of action of methoprene in affecting female reproduction in the African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Pest Manag Sci 66:936-43 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 20730984) »

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