Overview

  • Product name

    Retinyl acetate, apoptotic agent
  • Description

    Retinol derivative, vitamin A analog. Anticarcinogenic and apoptotic agent
  • Biological description

    All-trans-retinol derivative (ab141962). Vitamin A analog. Shows anticarcinogenic effects in vivo. Induces apoptosis in APC-deficient cells. Orally active.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    127-47-9
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Zhang L  et al. Chemoprevention of colorectal cancer by targeting APC-deficient cells for apoptosis. Nature 464:1058-61 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 20348907) »
  • Karnaukhova E Interactions of human serum albumin with retinoic acid, retinal and retinyl acetate. Biochem Pharmacol 73:901-10 (2007). Read more (PubMed: 17217919) »
  • Sporn MB  et al. Prevention of chemical carcinogenesis by vitamin A and its synthetic analogs (retinoids). Fed Proc 35:1332-8 (1976). Read more (PubMed: 770206) »
  • Grubbs CJ  et al. Effect of retinyl acetate and 4-hydroxyphenylretinamide on initiation of chemically-induced mammary tumors. Anticancer Res 10:661-6 (0). Read more (PubMed: 2142393) »

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