890898 | DOTMA

1,2-di-O-octadecenyl-3-trimethylammonium propane (chloride salt)



Size SKU Packaging Price
25mg 890898P-25mg 890898P-25mg 1 x 25mg $389.75
200mg 890898P-200mg 890898P-200mg 2 x 100mg $792.00


Size SKU Packaging Price
25mg 890898C-25mg 890898C-25mg 1 x 25mg 10mg/mL 2.5mL $389.75 389.75
200mg 890898C-200mg 890898C-200mg 2 x 100mg 25mg/mL 4mL $792.00 792



1,2-di-O-octadecenyl-3-trimethylammonium propane (chloride salt)

DOTMA is one of the two most widely used cationic lipids for gene transfection. DOTMA is an effective transfection agent in vitro and in vivo. DOTMA induces a positive charge on the surface of liposomes which promotes efficient interactions between the cell membrane and the liposome.

Ren T, Song YK, Zhang G, Liu D. Structural basis of DOTMA for its high intravenous transfection activity in mouse. Gene Ther. 2000 May;7(9):764-8. doi: 10.1038/sj.gt.3301153. PMID: 10822303.

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C 75.23%, H 12.63%, Cl 5.29%, N 2.09%, O 4.77
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Li C, Han X. Melanoma Cancer Immunotherapy Using PD-L1 siRNA and Imatinib Promotes Cancer-Immunity Cycle. Pharm Res. 2020 May 31;37(6):109. doi: 10.1007/s11095-020-02838-4. PMID: 32476052.

PubMed ID: 32476052

Meng J, Tagalakis AD, Hart SL. Silencing E3 Ubiqutin ligase ITCH as a potential therapy to enhance chemotherapy efficacy in p53 mutant neuroblastoma cells. Sci Rep. 2020 Jan 23;10(1):1046. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-57854-6. PMID: 31974512; PMCID: PMC6978385.

PubMed ID: 31974512

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PubMed ID: 30986436

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PubMed ID: 30790710

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PubMed ID: 30753993

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PubMed ID: 30482196

Yang Y, Kannisto E, Yu G, Reid M, Patnaik S, Wu Y. An immuno-biochip selectively captures tumor-derived exosomes and detects exosomal RNA for cancer diagnosis. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2018 Nov 19. doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b13971. [Epub ahead of print].

PubMed ID: 30451486

Kulkarni JA, Darjuan MM, Mercer JE, Chen S, van der Meel R, Thewalt JL, Tam YYC, Cullis PR. Formation and Morphology of Lipid Nanoparticles Containing Ionizable Cationic Lipids and siRNA. ACS Nano. 2018 Apr 6. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.8b01516.

PubMed ID: 29614232
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