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1968-05-4 (3,3'-Diindolylmethane)



3,3'-Diindolylmethane 3,3'-Diindolylmethane
Name 3,3'-Diindolylmethane
Formula C17H14N2
MW 246.31
CAS No. 1968-05-4
Smiles C1(C=CC=C2)=C2NC=C1CC3=CNC4=C3C=CC=C4
Synonyms di(1H-indol-3-yl)methane
InChI InChI=1S/C17H14N2/c1-3-7-16-14(5-1)12(10-18-16)9-13-11-19-17-8-4-2-6-15(13)17/h1-8,10-11,18-19H,9H2


DIM (3,3'-diindolylmethane), a small molecule compound, is a proposed cancer preventive agent. IC50 Value: 65 uM (SKOV-3 cell, 72h) [1] Target: Apoptosis inducer in vitro: DIM caused rapid activation of ataxia-telangiectasia mutated (ATM), a nuclear kinase that regulates responses to DNA damage (DDR) and oxidative stress.

Background Information

3,3'-Diindolylmethane(DIM) is a major digestive product of indole-3-carbinol, a potential anticancer component of cruciferous vegetables. ......by AdooQ BioScience, LLC
Description ......by Apexbio Technology LLC
3,3’-Diindolylmethane is a derivative of a phytochemical natural compound found in Brassicaceae(Indole-3-carbinol).It is works as an activator of Chk2 that causes G2/M cell cycle arrest in various cancer cell lines.It also inhibits phosphorylation of EGFR ......by BOC Sciences
Diindolylmethane (DIM) is a natural compound present in food plants of the Brassica genus, including broccoli, cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and kale. Displays antitumor and proapoptotic properties in animal and in in vitro models of cancer. Also acts a selective and potent inhibitor of cancer stem cells, and HDAC activity in prostate cancer cells. Recently, it has been shown that DIM induces apoptosis in ovarian cancer cells by inhibiting JAK2/STAT3. ......by BioVision, Inc.,
3,3'-Diindolylmethane is a strong, pure androgen receptor (AR) antagonist. ......by MedChemexpress Co., Ltd.
DIM is an inducer of CYP3A4 and MDR1 gene expression by activating human PXR. ......by MedKoo Biosciences, Inc.
3,3'-Diindolylmethane(DIM) is a major digestive product of indole-3-carbinol, a potential anticancer component of cruciferous vegetables. ......by Selleck Chemicals LLC
DIM (3,3'-diindolylmethane), a small molecule compound, is a proposed cancer preventive agent. ......by Target Molecule Corp.
Activator of Chk2 that causes G2/M cell cycle arrest in various cancer cell lines. Antiproliferative and inducer of apoptosis; promotes proteasomal degradation of Cdc25C and Cdk1. Inhibits phosphorylation of EGFR and downstream activation of ERK. ......by Tocris Bioscience Inc.

Protocol(Only for Reference)

Cell Experiment

Animal Experiment


Physical and Chemical Properties

Appearance:White to off-white Solid EBNumber:EB000013903

Storage condition

Store at +4°C by Tocris Bioscience Inc.


25°C: DMSO by MedChemexpress Co., Ltd.
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in ethanol by Tocris Bioscience Inc.

Mechanism and Indication

Signaling Pathways Others
Target Androgen Receptor
Research Area Cancer

Clinical Information

Product Name Sponsor & Collaborators Indications Start Date End Date Phase
3,3'-Diindolylmethane - Not Found
3,3'-Diindolylmethane - No Development Reported
3,3'-Diindolylmethane - Phase 4

Safety Data of 3,3'-Diindolylmethane

Hazard Symbols : Xi
Risk Statements : 36/37/38
Safety Statements : 22-24/25-26
RTECS : NM0332000

Spectral Information


Suppliers List

Company Price and Availability Country/Region
AdooQ BioScience, LLC USA
Apexbio Technology LLC USA
Ark Pharm, Inc. USA
BOC Sciences
BioVision, Inc., USA
Biochempartner Co., Ltd China
CHEMSCENE, LLC 100mg/USD60();200mg/USD72() USA
Cayman Chemical Company USA
Hangzhou Bm Chemical Co., Ltd. China
MedChemexpress Co., Ltd. 100mg/USD60();200mg/USD72() USA
MedKoo Biosciences, Inc. USA
N&R Industries, Inc. China
Ningbo Sialon Chem Co., Ltd. China
Pure Chemistry Scientific Inc. 5g/USD29(In stock) USA
Selleck Chemicals LLC USA
Shanghai Haoyuan Chemexpress Co., Ltd. 100mg/USD60();200mg/USD72() China
Target Molecule Corp. 10mg/USD20();25mg/USD40();50mg/USD78();250mg/USD198() USA
Tocris Bioscience Inc. USA
VMB Chem Bio Sys Pvt Ltd. India
Xishi Chemical (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. China

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