Key features and details
- Phytohormone; produced by a variety of cells in humans and animals
- CAS Number: 21293-29-8
- Purity: > 98%
- Soluble in ethanol to 100m mM and in DMSO to 100 mM
- Form / State: Solid
- Source: Synthetic
Product name(+)-Abscisic acid, Phytohormone
DescriptionPhytohormone; produced by a variety of cells in humans and animals
Phytohormone produced by many human and animal cells including immune, cardiovascular, pancreatic and stem cells. Universal signaling molecule that binds to PTX-sensitive G protein receptor complexes activating downstream pathways. Regulates cell growth, development and immune responses. Also involved in induction of epigenetic histone modifications.
Chemical name(S)-(+)-5-(1-Hydroxy-2,6,6-trimethyl-4-oxo-2-cyclohexen-1-yl)-3-methyl-(2Z,4E)-pentadienoic acid
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in ethanol to 100m mM and in DMSO to 100 mM
This product is supplied in one (or more) pack size which is freeze dried. Therefore the contents may not be readily visible, as they can coat the bottom or walls of the vial. Please see our FAQs and information page for more details on 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.
Toxic, refer to SDS for further information.
Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.
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.
ab120860 has been referenced in 1 publication.
- Jung Y et al. Abscisic acid regulates dormancy of prostate cancer disseminated tumor cells in the bone marrow. Neoplasia 23:102-111 (2021). PubMed: 33296752