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20-Hydroxy ecdysone (Ecdysterone, β)

An ecdysteroid hormone
Catalog #: B2769
SKU-Size Size Price Qty
B2769-50 50 mg
B2769-250 250 mg
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Product Details

Alternate Name 2β,3β,14α,20β,22,25-Hexahydroxy-7-cholesten-6-one; β-Ecdysone; Ecdysterone
Peptide Sequence N/A
Appearance White to off-white solid
CAS # 5289-74-7
Molecular Formula C₂₇H₄₄O₇
Molecular Weight 480.63
Purity ≥95%
Solubility ~25 mg/ml Ethanol, ~30 mg/ml DMSO
InChi InChI=1S/C27H44O7/c1-23(2,32)9-8-22(31)26(5,33)21-7-11-27(34)16-12-18(28)17-13-19(29)20(30)14-24(17,3)15(16)6-10-25(21,27)4/h12,15,17,19-22,29-34H,6-11,13-14H2,1-5H3/t15-,17-,19+,20-,21-,22+,24+,25+,26+,27+/m0/s1
PubChem CID 5459840
MDL Number MFCD00036740
Handling Do not take internally. Wear gloves and mask when handling the product! Avoid contact by all modes of exposure.
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


20-Hydroxyecdysone (20E) is an important steroid hormone that controls embryonic development, molting, metamorphosis, and reproduction in members of the phylum Arthropoda. It acts through a heterodimeric receptor comprising the ecdysone receptor and the ultraspiracle proteins (USP).

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