Dexamethasone has been used:• in culture media to induce differentiation of adipose-derived stem cells into osteogenic tissue • as a component of adipocyte differentiation medium• for in vitro stimulation of primary normal human bronchial epithelial cells (NHBE) and airway smooth muscle (ASM)
Glucocorticoid anti-inflammatory agent. Regulates T cell survival, growth, and differentiation. Inhibits the induction of nitric oxide synthase.
Dexamethasone is known to be effective against relapsed multiple myeloma. It is found to decrease inflammation associated with cerebrospinal fluid and central nervous system (CNS) complications, such as hearing loss.
Features and Benefits
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25, 100, 500 mg in glass bottle
Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.
1, 5 g in glass bottle
Dilute 1 mg/ml stock solution 1:50 with sterile media and store frozen in working aliquots to avoid repeated freeze-thaw.