MRK 560

Cat. No. 4000

MRK 560 C19H17ClF5NO4S2 [677772-84-8]

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Chemical Name: N-[cis-4-[(4-Chlorophenyl)sulfonyl]-4-(2,5-difluorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-1,1,1-trifluoromethanesulfonamide

Biological Activity

γ-secretase inhibitor; inhibits proteolytic cleavage of amyloid precursor protein (APP) over the Notch pathway. Reduces levels of Aβ in the brain (inhibits Aβ40 and Aβ42 in SH-SY5Y neuroblastoma cells with an IC50 of 0.65 nM); attenuates plaque deposition. Orally bioavailable.

Licensing Information

Manufactured and sold under license from Merck & Co., Inc. for use solely for preclinical research purposes (ie: not for administration to or other use in humans).

Technical Data

M.Wt:
517.92
Formula:
C19H17ClF5NO4S2
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in ethanol
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at +4°C
CAS No:
677772-84-8

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet

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Best et al (2007) The novel γ-secretase inhibitor N-[cis-4-[(4-chlorophenyl)sulfonyl]-4-(2,5-difluorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-1,1,1-trifluoromethanesulfonamide (MRK-560) reduces amyloid plaque deposition without evidence of Notch-related pathology in the Tg2576 mouse. J.Pharm.Exp.Ther. 320 552. PMID: 17099072.

Best et al (2006) In vivo characterization of Aβ(40) changes in brain and cerebrospinal fluid using the novel γ-secretase inhibitor N-[cis-4-[(4-chlorophenyl)sulfonyl]-4-(2,5-difluorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-1,1,1-trifluoromethanesulfonamide (MRK-560) in the rat. J.Pharm.Exp.Ther. 317 786. PMID: 16443723.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for MRK 560 include:

Qi et al (2014) Longitudinal testing of hippocampal plasticity reveals the onset and maintenance of endogenous human Aβ-induced synaptic dysfunction in individual freely behaving pre-plaque transgenic rats: rapid reversal by anti-Aβ agents. Acta Neuropathol Commun 2 175. PMID: 25540024.

Singh et al (2014) GSI promotes vincristine-induced apoptosis by enhancing multi-polar spindle formation. Cell Cycle 13 157. PMID: 24200971.

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