AGN 196996

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M8638-2 Contact for quotation $100
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AGN 196996 is a potent and selective RARα antagonist with Ki value of 2 nM; little binding affinity for RARβ(Ki=1087 nM) and RARγ(Ki=8523 nM).IC50 value: 2 nM(Ki)Target: RARα antagonistAGN 196996 shows no activity in transactivation assays, but instead block the gene transcriptional activity induced by ATRA and other RAR agonists.

Product information

CAS Number: 958295-17-5

Molecular Weight: 482.32

Formula: C24H20BrNO5




Chemical Name: 4-[3-bromo-4-ethoxy-5-(4-methylbenzoyl)benzamido]benzoic acid

Smiles: CC1C=CC(=CC=1)C(=O)C1=CC(=CC(Br)=C1OCC)C(=O)NC1C=CC(=CC=1)C(O)=O


InChi: InChI=1S/C24H20BrNO5/c1-3-31-22-19(21(27)15-6-4-14(2)5-7-15)12-17(13-20(22)25)23(28)26-18-10-8-16(9-11-18)24(29)30/h4-13H,3H2,1-2H3,(H,26,28)(H,29,30)

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

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

Solubility: To be determined

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: ≥12 months 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


  1. Hammond LA, et al. Antagonists of retinoic acid receptors (RARs) are potent growth inhibitors of prostate carcinoma cells. Br J Cancer. 2001 Aug 3;85(3):453-62.
  2. Keedwell RG, et al. An antagonist of retinoic acid receptors more effectively inhibits growth of human prostate cancer cells than normal prostate epithelium. Br J Cancer. 2004 Aug 2;91(3):580-8.

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