Immunology/Inflammation IL Receptor Dexamethasone


Catalog No. T1076   CAS 50-02-2
Synonyms: Dexamethasone (DHAP), Prednisolone F, Hexadecadrol, MK 125, NSC 34521

Dexamethasone is a glucocorticoid receptor agonist and an IL receptor modulator.Dexamethasone inhibits production of exosomes containing inflammatory microRNA-155 in lipopolysaccharide-induced macrophage inflammatory responses

Dexamethasone, CAS 50-02-2
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Purity 98.00%
Purity 99.90%
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Purity 99.77%
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Description Dexamethasone is a glucocorticoid receptor agonist and an IL receptor modulator.Dexamethasone inhibits production of exosomes containing inflammatory microRNA-155 in lipopolysaccharide-induced macrophage inflammatory responses
Targets&IC50 Annexin A1 ,   Glucocorticoid Receptor ,   IL receptor ,   iNOS ,   MRP1 ,   NR
In vitro GM-CSF release from A549 cells was inhibited by dexamethasone (EC50 = 2.2 nM). The concentration-dependent ability of dexamethasone (EC50 = 36 nM) to induce transcription of the beta2-receptor was found to correlate with GR DNA binding and occurred at 10-100 fold higher concentrations than the inhibition of GM-CSF release [1]. Following treatment with 1 microM dexamethasone, there was a decrease in transmonolayer paracellular permeability mainly to sucrose, fluorescein, and dextrans of up to 20 KDa [2].
In vivo Kd values (mean+/-SE) for cortisol in human mononuclear leukocytes (HML) of hypertensive patients were higher than in control subjects (24.6 versus 17.5 nmol/L). Binding capacity (4978 versus 4131 sites/cell), Kd values for dexamethasone (6.7 versus 5.7 nmol/L), and IC50 values for dexamethasone (3.4 versus 3.1 nmol/L) and cortisol (12.2 versus 9.5 nmol/L) were not significantly different [3]. Powerful reduction of neutrophils in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) was obtained by a single i.p. injection of dexamethasone (10 mg/kg), whereas treatment with N-acetylcysteine (NAC) only resulted in reduction of neutrophils when administered at a high dose (500 mg/kg). A significant decrease of tumour necrosis factor-alpha, IL-1alpha, IL-1beta IL-6, IL- 12p40, and MIP-1alpha mRNA when mice where treated with dexamethasone but not when treated with NAC [4].
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NAC was administered at three different doses (10, 100 and 500 mg/kg body weight). At the highest concentration, the acidic pH of the NAC solution was adjusted by adding NaOH. Dexamethasone was administered as a single injection of 1 or 10 mg/kg. Both drugs were dissolved in saline and 400 μl were injected intraperitoneally, either 1 h before or 1 h after LPS exposure. In one experiment, NAC (100 and 500 mg/kg) was injected successively every 4·5 h, starting 1 h before challenge (five injections in total). A control group of LPS-exposed animals were injected intraperitoneally with solvent alone (saline). Intratracheal administration was performed by instillation of 100 μl NAC (50, 100 or 500 mg/kg) or dexamethasone (10 mg/kg) into the lungs of mice anaesthetized with 15 mg/kg Rapinovet (i.v.) [4].
Synonyms Dexamethasone (DHAP) , Prednisolone F , Hexadecadrol , MK 125 , NSC 34521
Purity 98.00%
Molecular Weight 392.46
Formula C22H29FO5
CAS No. 50-02-2


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References and Literature
1. Adcock IM, et al. Ligand-induced differentiation of glucocorticoid receptor (GR) trans-repression and transactivation: preferential targetting of NF-kappaB and lack of I-kappaB involvement. Br J Pharmacol. 1999 Jun;127(4):1003-11. 2. Romero IA, et al. Changes in cytoskeletal and tight junctional proteins correlate with decreased permeability induced by dexamethasone in cultured rat brain endothelial cells. Neurosci Lett. 2003 Jun 26;344(2):112-6. 3. Mulatero P, et al. Impaired cortisol binding to glucocorticoid receptors in hypertensive patients. Hypertension. 1997 Nov;30(5):1274-8. 4. Rocksén D, et al. Differential anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative effects of Dexamethasone and N-acetylcysteine in endotoxin-induced lung inflammation. Clin Exp Immunol. 2000 Nov;122(2):249-56. 5. Ding C, Fu S, Chen X, et al. Epigallocatechin gallate affects the proliferation of human alveolar osteoblasts and periodontal ligament cells, as well as promoting cell differentiation by regulating PI3K/Akt signaling pathway[J]. Odontology. 2021: 1-12. 6. Huang L, Li Q. Notoginsenoside R1 promotes differentiation of human alveolar osteoblasts in inflammatory microenvironment through inhibiting NF‑κB pathway and activating Wnt/β‑catenin pathway[J]. Molecular Medicine Reports. 2020, 22(6): 4754-4762. 7. Zhang, Depeng, et al. Tabersonine attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced acute lung injury via suppressing TRAF6 ubiquitination[J]. Biochemical pharmacology. 2018 Aug;154:183-192. 8. Sun C, Li X, Guo E, et al. MCP-1/CCR-2 axis in adipocytes and cancer cell respectively facilitates ovarian cancer peritoneal metastasis[J]. Oncogene. 2019: 1-15. 9. Li M, Yu H. Identification of WP1066, an inhibitor of JAK2 and STAT3, as a Kv1. 3 potassium channel blocker[J]. . British Journal of Pharmacology. 2021

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