Key features and details
- Potent antioxidant agent. PPARα agonist and PPARγ antagonist.
- CAS Number: 472-61-7
- Purity: > 97%
- Soluble in ethanol (with heating) and in DMSO
- Form / State: Solid
- Source: Synthetic
Product nameAstaxanthin, Antioxidant agent
DescriptionPotent antioxidant agent. PPARα agonist and PPARγ antagonist.
Biological descriptionPotent antioxidant agent. PPARα agonist and PPARγ antagonist. Free radical scavenger. Reduces oxidative stress. Induces apoptosis. Inhibits NF-κB. Shows anti-inflammatory, antihypertensive, cardioprotective, neuroprotective and antitumor effects in vivo. Orally active.
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in ethanol (with heating) and in DMSO
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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- Signal transduction
- Nitric oxide & oxidative stress
To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab144193 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.