Butylated hydroxytoluene is an antioxidant widely used in foods and in food-related products. Butylated hydroxytoluene is a Ferroptosis inhibitor.
CAS Number: 128-37-0
Molecular Weight: 220.35
Chemical Name: 2, 6-di-tert-butyl-4-methylphenol
Appearance: Solid Power
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: DMSO : 100 mg/mL (453.82 mM; Need ultrasonic) H2O : 1 mg/mL (4.54 mM; Need ultrasonic)
Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis
Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Shelf Life: ≥360 days if stored properly.
Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Drug Formulation: To be determined
HS Tariff Code: 382200
How to use
Butylhydroxytoluene (BHT) is well-known as a potent promoter of carcinogen-induced lung tumors in mice. Butylated hydroxytoluene (orally; 400 mg/kg; weekly) administration increases the susceptibility of 7-week-old rasH2 mice to lung carcinogens
- Babich H, et al. Butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT): a review. Environ Res. 1982 Oct;29(1):1-29.
- Stockwell BR, et al. Ferroptosis: A Regulated Cell Death Nexus Linking Metabolism, Redox Biology, and Disease. ell. 2017 Oct 5;171(2):273-285.
- Umemura T, et al. Butylhydroxytoluene (BHT) increases susceptibility of transgenic rasH2 mice to lung carcinogenesis. J Cancer Res Clin Oncol. 2001 Oct;127(10):583-90.
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