Kartogenin

Catalog No.S7658

Kartogenin Chemical Structure

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.
Targets
Smad4 [1]
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Smad5 [1]
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In vitro

Kartogenin induces chondrocyte differentiation from hMSCs by enhancing the nuclear localization of CBFβ, and protects articular chondrocytes. [1] 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. [2]

In vivo Kartogenin promotes cartilage repair in collagenase VII (10 μM)– and surgery (100 μM)-induced OA models in mice. [1] Kartogenin (100 nM) also stimulats collagen synthesis in the mouse dermis. [2] In addition, Kartogenin stimulates mouse limb skeletal growth and synovial joint development. [3]

Protocol

Cell Research:[2]
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  • Cell lines: Fibroblasts
  • Concentrations: ~1 μM
  • Incubation Time: 48 hours
  • Method: For the cell viability assay, fibroblasts are seeded on six-well plates, followed by Kartogenin or DMSO treatment. According to the manufacturer’s instructions, cell viability and viability are assessed by AlamarBlue assay.
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  • Animal Models: Collagenase VII-induced OA mouse model and Surgery-induced OA mouse model
  • Formulation: Saline
  • Dosages: 10 μM or 100 μM
  • Administration: Intra-articular injection
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Solubility (25°C)

In vitro DMSO 63 mg/mL (198.52 mM)
Ethanol 5 mg/mL warmed (15.75 mM)
Water Insoluble

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Chemical Information

Molecular Weight 317.34
Formula

C20H15NO3

CAS No. 4727-31-5
Storage powder
Synonyms N/A

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