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Catalog No. V09144
Name 13-Cis-Acitretin
Synonyms 9-(4-Methoxy-2,3,6-trimethylphenyl)-3,7-dimethyl-2,4, USP Acitretin Related Compound A,6,8-nonatetraenoic Acid, 13-cis-Etretin, Isoacitretin, Isoetretin, Ro 13-7652
CAS No. 69427-46-9
Purity 99+%
Formula C21H26O3
Mol. Weight 326.43
Storage -20°C Freezer
Appearance Yellow Solid
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13-cis-Acitretin is cis isomer of acitretin, a retinoid that binds to nuclear receptors and regulates gene expression, is a potent activator of the α-secretase ADAM10 gene expression and apoptosis inducer via the CD95 signalling pathway. Acitretin is a systemic retinoid drug used in the treatment of severe psoriasis.


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