Cat. No. 4283
Alternative Name: GSI-953
Chemical Name: 5-Chloro-N-[(1S)-3,3,3-trifluoro-1-(hydroxymethyl)-2-(trifluoromethyl)propyl]-2-thiophenesulfonamide
Biological Activityγ-secretase inhibitor; selectively inhibits cleavage of amyloid precursor protein (APP) over Notch. Lowers levels of Aβ42 and Aβ40 (EC50 values are 12.4 and 14.8 nM respectively in cells expressing human recombinant APP). Orally active.
Licensing InformationSold for research purposes under agreement from Pfizer Inc.
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Mayer et al (2008) Discovery of begacestat, a Notch-1-sparing gamma secretase inhibitor for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. J.Med.Chem. 51 7348. PMID: 19012391.
Martone et al (2009) Begacestat (GSI-953): a novel, selective thiophene sulfonamide inhibitor of amyloid precursor protein γ-secretase for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 331 598. PMID: 19671883.
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