1. NF-κB
    Epigenetics
  2. Keap1-Nrf2
    DNA Methyltransferase

Hinokitiol (Synonyms: β-Thujaplicin)

Cat. No.: HY-B2230 Purity: >98.0%
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Hinokitiol is a component of essential oils isolated from Chymacyparis obtusa, reduces Nrf2 expression, and decreases DNMT1 and UHRF1 mRNA and protein expression, with anti-infective, anti-oxidative, and anti-tumor activities.

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Hinokitiol Chemical Structure

Hinokitiol Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 499-44-5

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Hinokitiol is a component of essential oils isolated from Chymacyparis obtusa, reduces Nrf2 expression, and decreases DNMT1 and UHRF1 mRNA and protein expression, with anti-infective, anti-oxidative, and anti-tumor activities.

IC50 & Target[1][2]

DNMT1

 

Nrf2

 

In Vitro

In U87MG and T98G glioma cell lines, hinokitiol demonstrates a dose-dependent decrease in viability, with IC50 values of 316.5 ± 35.5 and 152.5 ± 25.3 µM, respectively. Hinokitiol represses ALDH activity and self-renewal ability in glioma stem cells, and inhibits in vitro oncogenicity. Hinokitiol also reduces Nrf2 expression in glioma stem cells in a dose-dependent manner[1]. Hinokitiol (0-100 μM) inhibits colon cancer cell growth in a dose- and time-dependent manner. Hinokitiol (5, 10 μM) decreases DNMT1 and UHRF1 mRNA and protein expression, and increases TET1 expression via enhancement of 5hmC level in HCT-116 cells. Furthermore, hinokitiol reduces methylation status and restores mRNA expression of MGMT, CHST10, and BTG4 genes[2].

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In Vitro: 

10 mM in DMSO

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Concentration Solvent Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 6.0901 mL 30.4507 mL 60.9013 mL
5 mM 1.2180 mL 6.0901 mL 12.1803 mL
10 mM 0.6090 mL 3.0451 mL 6.0901 mL
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Cell Assay
[1]

U87MG and T98G glioma cells are cultured in Dulbecco's modified Eagle's medium with Ham's F12 medium (DMEM/F-12) containing 10% fetal bovine serum. Cell viability is determined using MTT to evaluate the cytotoxicity of hinokitiol. Cells are seeded in 24-well plates (1×105 cells/well) in the presence of various concentration of hinokitiol or vehicle at 37°C for 24 h followed by incubation with MTT reagent. The blue formazan crystals of viable cells are dissolved in DMSO and then evaluated spectrophotometrically at 570 nm. DMSO-treated group is set as 100%, and data are presented as percentage of DMSO control. IC50 values are calculated by the GraFit software.

MCE has not independently confirmed the accuracy of these methods. They are for reference only.

References
Molecular Weight

164.20

Formula

C₁₀H₁₂O₂

CAS No.

499-44-5

SMILES

O=C1C(O)=CC(C(C)C)=CC=C1

Storage
Powder -20°C 3 years
  4°C 2 years
In solvent -80°C 6 months
  -20°C 1 month
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