16α,17-[butylidenebis(oxy)]-11β,21-dihydroxy-pregna-1,4-diene-3,20-dione; Pulmicort; Entocort
Budesonide is a glucocorticoid steroid that activates the glucorcorticoid receptor (EC₅₀ = 12.4 nM). Like other glucocorticoids, budesonide reduces inflammation and has utility in inflammatory diseases, like asthma and inflammatory bowel disease. Reverses DNA hypomethylation and modulates expression of cancer related genes.
Is it cell-permeable?
Is this a salt?
Protect from light and moisture
Maximum time for storage
DMSO (~40 mg/ml) or EtOH (~20 mg/ml)
For cells, cell lines and tissues in culture till half confluency.