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A glucocorticoid receptor activator
Catalog #: 2773
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Alternate Name 16α,​​17-​​[butylidenebis(oxy)​]​-​​11β,​​21-​​dihydroxy-​pregna-​​1,​​4-​​diene-​​3,​​20-​​dione; Pulmicort; Entocort
Appearance White solid
CAS # 51333-22-3
Molecular Formula C₂₅H₃₄O₆
Molecular Weight 430.53
Purity ≥95%
Solubility DMSO (~40 mg/ml) or EtOH (~20 mg/ml)
InChi InChI=1S/C25H34O6/c1-4-5-21-30-20-11-17-16-7-6-14-10-15(27)8-9-23(14,2)22(16)18(28)12-24(17,3)25(20,31-21)19(29)13-26/h8-10,16-18,20-22,26,28H,4-7,11-13H2,1-3H3/t16-,17-,18-,20+,21?,22+,23-,24-,25+/m0/s1
PubChem CID 5281004
MDL Number MFCD00083259
Handling Protect from light and moisture
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Budesonide is a glucocorticoid steroid that activates the glucorcorticoid receptor (EC₅₀ = 12.4 nM). Like other glucocorticoids, budesonide reduces inflammation and has utility in inflammatory diseases, like asthma and inflammatory bowel disease. Reverses DNA hypomethylation and modulates expression of cancer related genes.

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