Cat. No. 0786

Edaravone C10H10N2O [89-25-8]

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Alternative Name: MCI-186

Chemical Name: 3-Methyl-1-phenyl-2-pyrazolin-5-one

Biological Activity

A radical scavenger and antioxidant which is able to protect against the effects of ischemia, probably by inhibiting the lipoxygenase system. Protects against MPTP-induced neurotoxicity. Inhibits autophagy.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at RT

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Galluzzi et al (2017) Pharmacological modulation of autophagy: therapeutic potential and persisting obstacles. Nat.Rev.Drug.Discov. . PMID: 28529316 .

Kawasaki et al (2007) Edaravone (3methyl-1-phenyl-2-pyrazolin-5-one), a radical scavenger, prevents 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine-induced neurotoxicity in the substantia nigra but not the striatum. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 322 274. PMID: 17429058.

Kawai et al (1997) Effects of a novel free radical scavenger, MC-186, on ischemic brain damage in rat distal middle cerebral artery occlusion model. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 281 921. PMID: 9152402.

Watanabe et al (1994) Protective effects of MCI-186 on cerebral ischemia: possible involvement of free radical scavenging and antioxidant actions. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 268 1597. PMID: 8138971.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Edaravone include:

Tsunekawa et al (2013) Enhanced expression of WD repeat-containing protein 35 (WDR35) stimulated by domoic acid in rat hippocampus: involvement of reactive oxygen species generation and p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase activation. Br J Pharmacol 14 4. PMID: 23289926.

Walton et al (2012) Adult neurogenesis transiently generates oxidative stress. PLoS One 7 e35264. PMID: 22558133.

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Keywords: Edaravone, supplier, Anti-ischemic, antioxidant, free, radical, scavenger, MCI186, Tocris Bioscience, Antioxidant products

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