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A potent hOR17-4 receptor agonist.

Product Code: Asc-1701

Purity: >99%

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Biological Description

A potent hOR17-4 (human testicular olfactory) receptor agonist. Induces sperm chemotaxis. Active in vitro on the CatSper (cation) channel of sperm. An aromatic aldehyde used in perfumery.

Useful References

Behavioral response of human spermatozoa to a concentration jump of chemoattractants or intracellular cyclic nucleotides. abstract

Olfaction: attracting both sperm and the nose. abstract

The CatSper channel: a polymodal chemosensor in human sperm. abstract

Chemical Information


  • Desiccate at -20°C
  • MW 190.30
  • Soluble in DMSO to 100 mM and in ethanol to 100 mM
  • C13H18O
  • 18127-01-0