Cat. No. 0942
Chemical Name: N-[2-Cyclohexyloxy-4-nitrophenyl]me
Biological ActivitySelective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitor (IC50 values are 3.8 and > 100 μM for COX-2 and COX-1 respectively). Induces apoptosis in colorectal tumor cells and elevates COX-2 protein expression in vitro. Orally active and non-ulcerogenic analgesic and anti-inflammatory in vivo.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Elder et al (2002) The MEK/ERK pathway mediates COX-2-selective NSAID-induced apoptosis and induced COX-2 protein expression in colorectal carcinoma cells. Int.J.Cancer 99 323. PMID: 11992399.
Futaki et al (1994) NS-398, a new anti-inflammatory agent, selectively inhibits prostaglandin G/H synthase/cyclooxygenase (COX-2) activity in vitro. Prostaglandins 47 55. PMID: 8140262.
Futaki et al (1993) NS-398, a novel non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug with potent analgesic and antipyretic effects, which causes minimal stomach lesions. Gen.Pharmacol. 24 105. PMID: 8482483.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for NS 398 include:
Tunaru et al (2016) Arachidonic acid metabolite 19(S)-HETE induces vasorelaxation and platelet inhibition by activating prostacyclin(IP) receptor. PLoS One 11 e0163633. PMID: 27662627.
Ho et al (2015) Peripheral inflammation increases seizure susceptibility via the induction of neuroinflammation and oxidative stress in the hippocampus. J Virol 22 46. PMID: 26100815.
Sugiyama et al (2013) The cyclooxygenase-2 selective inhibitor NS-398 does not influence trabecular or cortical bone gain resulting from repeated mechanical loading in female mice. Osteoporos Int 24 383. PMID: 22349912.
Buenestado et al (2012) Roflumilast inhibits the release of chemokines and TNF-α from human lung macrophages stimulated with lipopolysaccharide. Br J Pharmacol 165 1877. PMID: 21913898.
Bourquin et al (2011) Systemic cancer therapy with a small molecule agonist of toll-like receptor 7 can be improved by circumventing TLR tolerance. Cancer Res 71 5123. PMID: 21697281.
Chia et al (2011) Protection of protease-activated receptor 2 mediated vasodilatation against angiotensin II-induced vascular dysfunction in mice. BMC Pharmacol 11 10. PMID: 21955547.
Sunters et al (2010) Mechano-transduction in osteoblastic cells involves strain-regulated estrogen receptor alpha-mediated control of insulin-like growth factor (IGF) I receptor sensitivity to Ambient IGF, leading to phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/AKT-dependent Wnt/LRP5 receptor-independent activation of beta-catenin signaling. J Biol Chem 285 8743. PMID: 20042609.
Wong et al (2009) Cyclooxygenase-2-derived prostaglandin F2alpha mediates endothelium-dependent contractions in the aortae of hamsters with increased impact during aging. Circ Res 104 228. PMID: 19096033.
Ray et al (2004) Cyclooxygenase-1 and -2 are required for production of infectious pseudorabies virus. PLoS One 78 12964. PMID: 15542648.
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