Cat. No. 4000
Chemical Name: N-[cis-4-[(4-Chlorophenyl)sulfonyl]-4-(2,5-difluorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-1,1,1-trifluoromethanesulfonamide
Biological Activityγ-secretase inhibitor; inhibits proteolytic cleavage of amyloid precursor protein (APP) over the Notch pathway. Reduces levels of Aβ in the brain (inhibits Aβ40 and Aβ42 in SH-SY5Y neuroblastoma cells with an IC50 of 0.65 nM); attenuates plaque deposition. Orally bioavailable.
Licensing InformationManufactured and sold under license from Merck & Co., Inc. for use solely for preclinical research purposes (ie: not for administration to or other use in humans).
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Best et al (2006) In vivo characterization of Aβ(40) changes in brain and cerebrospinal fluid using the novel γ-secretase inhibitor N-[cis-4-[(4-chlorophenyl)sulfonyl]-4-(2,5-difluorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-1,1,1-trifluoromethanesulfonamide (MRK-560) in the rat. J.Pharm.Exp.Ther. 317 786. PMID: 16443723.
Best et al (2007) The novel γ-secretase inhibitor N-[cis-4-[(4-chlorophenyl)sulfonyl]-4-(2,5-difluorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-1,1,1-trifluoromethanesulfonamide (MRK-560) reduces amyloid plaque deposition without evidence of Notch-related pathology in the Tg2576 mouse. J.Pharm.Exp.Ther. 320 552. PMID: 17099072.
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Keywords: MRK 560, supplier, MRK560, gamma-secretase, inhibitor, g-secretase, inhibitors, secretases
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