Liarozole hydrochloride

Cat. No. 2705

Liarozole hydrochloride C17H13ClN4.HCl [145858-50-0]

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Alternative Name: R-75251

Chemical Name: 5-[(3-Chlorophenyl)-1H-imidazol-1-ylmethyl]-1H-benzimidazole hydrochloride

Biological Activity

Cytochrome P450 inhibitor. Inhibits several cytochrome P450 enzymes including aromatase (CYP19) and retinoic acid 4-hydroxylase (CYP26). Blocks retinoic acid metabolism (retinoic acid metabolism blocking agent, RAMBA). Displays antitumor activity against androgen-dependent and independent rat prostate carcinomas.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Desiccate at RT

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Van Wauwe et al (1992) Liarozole, an inhibitor of retinoic acid metabolism, exerts retinoid-mimetic effects in vivo. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 261 773. PMID: 1374473.

Njar et al (2006) Retinoic acid metabolism blocking agents (RAMBAs) for treatment of cancer and dermatological diseases. Bioorg.Med.Chem. 14 4323. PMID: 16530416.

Goss et al (2007) Effects of liarozole fumarate (R85246) in combination with tamoxifen on N-methyl-N-nitrosourea (MNU)-induced mammary carcinoma and uterus in the rat model. BMC Cancer 7 26. PMID: 17266767.

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Keywords: Liarozole hydrochloride, supplier, Cytochrome, P450, CYP26, inhibitors, blocks, retinoic, acid, metabolism, Blocks, RXR, Retinoid, X, Receptors, CYP, RAR, RAMBA, Retinoic, Acid, R75251

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