Cat. No. 1311
Alternative Name: L-663,536
Chemical Name: 1-[(4-Chlorophenyl)methyl]-3-[(1,1-
Biological ActivityAn inhibitor of leukotriene biosynthesis (IC50 = 3 nM in human polymorphonuclear leukocytes). Acts by inhibiting 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein (FLAP) (IC50 = 30 nM for inhibition of [125I]-L-691,678 photoaffinity labelling). Also moderately potent PPARα antagonist (IC50 = 0.5-1 μM). Orally active in vivo.
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Kehrer et al (2001) Inhibition of peroxisome-proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)α by MK886. Biochem.J. 356 899. PMID: 11389700.
Mancini et al (1992) 5-Lipoxygenase-activating protein is the target of a novel hybrid of two classes of leukotriene biosynthesis inhibitors. Mol.Pharmacol. 41 267. PMID: 1538707.
Dixon et al (1990) Requirement of a 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein for leukotriene synthesis. Nature 343 282. PMID: 2300173.
Gillard et al (1989) L-663,536 (MK-886) (3-[1-(4-chlorobenzyl)-3-t-butyl-thio-5-isopropylindol-2-yl]-2,2-dimethylpropanoic acid), a novel, orally active leukotriene biosynthesis inhibitor. Can.J.Physiol.Pharmacol. 67 456. PMID: 2548691.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for MK 886 include:
Rizvi et al (2013) Interactions of PPAR-alpha and adenosine receptors in hypoxia-induced angiogenesis. Vascul Pharmacol 59 144. PMID: 24050945.
Roversi et al (2013) Bifunctional lipocalin ameliorates murine immune complex-induced acute lung injury. J Biol Chem 288 18789. PMID: 23625922.
Mascia et al (2011) Blockade of nicotine reward and reinstatement by activation of alpha-type peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors. Biol Psychiatry 69 633. PMID: 20801430.
Melis et al (2008) Endogenous fatty acid ethanolamides suppress nicotine-induced activation of mesolimbic dopamine neurons through nuclear receptors. J Neurosci 28 13985. PMID: 19091987.
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