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MedKoo CAT#: 533306


Description: JC1-40 is a novel RORα activator, diminishing diethylnitrosamine-induced acute liver injury and repressing transcriptional expression of APPs such as CXCL1 and LCN2 in mice.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 533306
Name: JC1-40
Chemical Formula: C16H18N2OS
Exact Mass: 286.114
Molecular Weight: 286.393
Elemental Analysis: C, 67.10; H, 6.34; N, 9.78; O, 5.59; S, 11.19

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Synonym: JC1-40; JC1 40; JC140

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 1-(4-Benzyloxy-benzyl)-3-methyl-thiourea


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H18N2OS/c1-17-16(20)18-11-13-7-9-15(10-8-13)19-12-14-5-3-2-4-6-14/h2-10H,11-12H2,1H3,(H2,17,18,20)


Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 286.393 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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1: Kim JY, Han YH, Nam MW, Kim HJ, Lee MO. RORα suppresses interleukin-6-mediated
hepatic acute phase response. Sci Rep. 2019 Aug 13;9(1):11798. doi:
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2: Han YH, Kim HJ, Na H, Nam MW, Kim JY, Kim JS, Koo SH, Lee MO. RORα Induces
KLF4-Mediated M2 Polarization in the Liver Macrophages that Protect against
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3: Han YH, Kim DK, Na TY, Ka NL, Choi HS, Lee MO. RORα switches transcriptional
mode of ERRγ that results in transcriptional repression of CYP2E1 under
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4: Han YH, Kim HJ, Kim EJ, Kim KS, Hong S, Park HG, Lee MO. RORα decreases
oxidative stress through the induction of SOD2 and GPx1 expression and thereby
protects against nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in mice. Antioxid Redox Signal.
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