Alda 1

Cat. No. 4005

Alda 1 C15H11Cl2NO3 [349438-38-6]

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Chemical Name: N-(1,3-Benzodioxol-5-ylmethyl)-2,6-dichlorobenzamide

Biological Activity

Activator of aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2). Increases activity of wild-type ALDH2*1 and variant ALDH2*2 (by ~2-fold and 11-fold respectively). Capable of partly restoring mutant ALDH2*2 activity; protective against cardiac ischemia.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at +4°C

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Chen et al (2008) An activator of mutant and wildtype aldehyde dehydrogenase reduces ischemic damage to the heart. Science 321 1493. PMID: 18787169.

Beretta et al (2010) Characterization of the East Asian variant of aldehyde dehydrogenase-2. Bioactivation of nitroglycerin and effects of alda-1. J.Biol.Chem. 285 943. PMID: 19906643.

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