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D1881

Sigma-Aldrich

Dexamethasone 21-acetate

≥99%

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Synonym(s):
9α-Fluoro-16α-methyl-11β,17α,21-trihydroxy-1,4-pregnadiene-3,20-dione-21-acetate, 9α-Fluoro-16α-methylprednisolone-21-acetate, Prednisolone F acetate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C24H31FO6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
434.50
Beilstein:
2342608
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

Quality Level

Assay

≥99%

form

powder

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

[H][C@@]12CCC3=CC(=O)C=C[C@]3(C)[C@@]1(F)[C@@H](O)C[C@@]4(C)[C@@]2([H])C[C@@H](C)[C@]4(O)C(=O)COC(C)=O

InChI

1S/C24H31FO6/c1-13-9-18-17-6-5-15-10-16(27)7-8-21(15,3)23(17,25)19(28)11-22(18,4)24(13,30)20(29)12-31-14(2)26/h7-8,10,13,17-19,28,30H,5-6,9,11-12H2,1-4H3/t13-,17+,18+,19+,21+,22+,23+,24+/m1/s1

InChI key

AKUJBENLRBOFTD-RPRRAYFGSA-N

Gene Information

human ... NR3C1(2908)

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1176506D0710000D1756
Dexamethasone acetate United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

USP

1176506

Dexamethasone acetate

Dexamethasone acetate European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

D0710000

Dexamethasone acetate

Dexamethasone ≥98% (HPLC), powder

Sigma-Aldrich

D1756

Dexamethasone

form

powder

form

powder

form

-

form

powder

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

storage temp.

2-8°C

Quality Level

100

Quality Level

-

Quality Level

-

Quality Level

200

Gene Information

human ... NR3C1(2908)

Gene Information

human ... NR3C1(2908)

Gene Information

human ... NR3C1(2908)

Gene Information

human ... ABCB1(5243), CYP3A4(1576), IL4(3565), IL5(3567), NR3C1(2908)
mouse ... Abcb1a(18671), Abcb1b(18669), Ifng(15978), Nos2(18126), Ptgs2(19225), Tnf(21926)
rat ... Ar(24208), Nr3c1(24413), Tnf(24835)

Application

Dexamethasone 21-acetate has been used:
  • as a component of the induction medium for the treatment of mice preadipocytes (5A) cells
  • as a synthetic glucocorticoid to study its effects on the expression of nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2 (Nrf2) and peroxiredoxin 6 (Prdx6) proteins in placentas of human and mice
  • as a component of the complete medium for the culturing of porcine hepatocytes

Biochem/physiol Actions

Dexamethasone 21-acetate or dexamethasone acetate is a derivative of dexamethasone. It is a hydrophobic drug. Dexamethasone is a glucocorticoid possessing anti-inflammatory activity.

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Health hazard

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Repr. 1B

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Dexamethasone transport and ocular delivery from poly (hydroxyethyl methacrylate) gels
Kim J and Chauhan A
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 353(1-2), 205-222 (2008)
Culture of porcine hepatocytes or bile duct epithelial cells by inductive serum-free media
Caperna T J, et al.
In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology. Animal, 47(3), 218-233 (2011)
Impact of High Fat Diet on Tissue Acyl-CoA and Histone Acetylation Levels
Carrer1 A, et al.
The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 5(1-2), 487-487 (2017)
F Ceccato et al.
Journal of endocrinological investigation, 43(8), 1105-1113 (2020-02-16)
Dexamethasone Suppression Test (DST), recommended for Cushing's Syndrome (CS) diagnosis, explores the pituitary feedback to glucocorticoids. Its diagnostic accuracy could be affected by dexamethasone bioavailability, and therefore, we have developed and validated a dexamethasone threshold after 1-mg DST. We studied
Expression of nuclear factor erythroid 2-related factor 2 (Nrf2) and peroxiredoxin 6 (Prdx6) proteins in healthy and pathologic placentas of human and rat
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