Molecular Weight(MW): 317.34
Kartogenin is an activator of the smad4/smad5 pathway, and promotes the selective differentiation of multipotent mesenchymal stem cells into chondrocytes.
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|Description||Kartogenin is an activator of the smad4/smad5 pathway, and promotes the selective differentiation of multipotent mesenchymal stem cells into chondrocytes.|
Kartogenin induces chondrocyte differentiation from hMSCs by enhancing the nuclear localization of CBFβ, and protects articular chondrocytes.  Kartogenin promotes the type-I collagen synthesis of dermal fibroblasts via activation of the smad4/smad5 pathway without obvious cytotoxicity on fibroblasts’ viability, morphology and survival. 
|In vivo||Kartogenin promotes cartilage repair in collagenase VII (10 μM)– and surgery (100 μM)-induced OA models in mice.  Kartogenin (100 nM) also stimulats collagen synthesis in the mouse dermis.  In addition, Kartogenin stimulates mouse limb skeletal growth and synovial joint development. |
|In vitro||DMSO||63 mg/mL (198.52 mM)|
|Ethanol||5 mg/mL warmed (15.75 mM)|
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