PF 915275

Cat. No. 3291

PF 915275 C18H14N4O2S [857290-04-1]

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Chemical Name: N-(6-Amino-2-pyridinyl)-4'-cyano-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4-sulfonamide

Biological Activity

Potent and selective 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 (11βHSD1) inhibitor (Ki = 2.3 nM) that displays little activity at 11βHSD2 (1.5% inhibition at 10 μM). Inhibits the conversion of prednisone to prednisolone in human hepatocytes in vitro (EC50 = 15 nM) and has antidiabetic activity in vivo. Orally active.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at RT

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Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Bhat et al (2008) Demonstration of proof of mechanism and pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamic relationship with 4'-cyano-biphenyl-4-sulfonic acid (6-amino-pyridin-2-yl)-amide (PF-915275), an inhibitor of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 in cynomolgus monkeys. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 324 299. PMID: 17921190.

Courtney et al (2008) Modulation of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (11βHSD) activity biomarkers and pharmacokinetics of PF-00915275, a selective 11βHSD1 inhibitor. J.Clin.Endocrinol.Metab. 93 550. PMID: 17986636.

Fotsch and Wang (2008) Blockade of glucocorticoid excess at the tissue level: inhibitors of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase type 1 as a therapy for type 2 diabetes. J.Med.Chem. 51 4851. PMID: 18652443.

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