Overview

  • Product name

    Farnesol, Isoprenoid alcohol
  • Description

    Isoprenoid alcohol. Apoptotic.
  • Biological description

    An isoprenoid alcohol with chemopreventative and anti-tumor effects in vivo. Inducer of apoptosis.
  • Purity

    > 97%
  • CAS Number

    4602-84-0
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    (2E,6E)-3,7,11-Trimethyldodeca-2,6,10-trien-1-ol
  • Molecular weight

    222.37
  • Molecular formula

    C15H26O
  • PubChem identifier

    445070
  • Storage instructions

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

    Soluble in ethanol
  • 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(=CCCC(=CCCC(=CCO)C)C)C
  • Source

    Synthetic

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Joo JH & Jetten AM Molecular mechanisms involved in farnesol-induced apoptosis. Cancer Lett 287:123-35 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 19520495) »
  • Chaudhary SC  et al. Chemopreventive effect of farnesol on DMBA/TPA-induced skin tumorigenesis: involvement of inflammation, Ras-ERK pathway and apoptosis. Life Sci 85:196-205 (2009). Read more (PubMed: 19470390) »
  • Chagas CE  et al. Farnesol inhibits cell proliferation and induces apoptosis after partial hepatectomy in rats. Acta Cir Bras 24:377-82 (0). Read more (PubMed: 19851690) »

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