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A potent inhibitor of cancer stem cells
Catalog #: 2150
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2150-1000 1 g
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Product Details

Alternate Name 3,3’-Methylenediindole; DIM
Appearance White to Off-white Solid
CAS # 1968-05-4
Molecular Formula C₁₇H₁₄N₂
Molecular Weight 246.31
Purity ≥98% by HPLC
Solubility DMSO (25 mg/ml)
InChi InChI=1S/C17H14N2/c1-3-7-16-14(5-1)12(10-18-16)9-13-11-19-17-8-4-2-6-15(13)17/h1-8,10-11,18-19H,9H2
PubChem CID 3071
MDL Number MFCD00195766
Handling Protect from air and light
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Diindolylmethane (DIM) is a natural compound present in food plants of the Brassica genus, including broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and kale. Displays antitumor and proapoptotic properties in animal and in in vitro models of cancer. Also acts a selective and potent inhibitor of cancer stem cells, and HDAC activity in prostate cancer cells. Recently, it has been shown that DIM induces apoptosis in ovarian cancer cells by inhibiting JAK2/STAT3.

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