SC 26196

Cat. No. 4189

SC 26196 C27H29N5 [218136-59-5]

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Chemical Name: α,α-Diphenyl-4-[(3-pyridinylmethylene)amino]-1-piperazinepentanenitrile

Biological Activity

Selective Δ6 desaturase inhibitor (IC50 = 0.2 μM in vitro). Displays selectivity over Δ5 and Δ9 desaturases (IC50 values are >200 μM in vitro). Exhibits anti-inflammatory properties in a mouse edema model. Eliminates CSCs from ovarian cancer cell lines and inhibits sphere formation in vitro.

Licensing Information

Sold for research purposes under agreement from Pfizer Inc.

Technical Data

Soluble to 25 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at -20°C

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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.

Li et al (2017) Lipid desaturation is a metabolic marker and therapeutic target of ovarian cancer stem cells. Cell Stem Cell 20 1.

Zhang et al (2010) A multiplexed cell assay in HepG2 cells for the identification of delta-5, delta-6, and delta-9 desaturase and elongase inhibitors. J.Biomol.Screen. 15 169. PMID: 20086206.

Hansen-Petrik et al (2002) Selective inhibition of delta-6 desaturase impedes intestinal tumorigenesis. Cancer Lett. 175 157. PMID: 11741743.

Obukowicz et al (1998) Novel, selective Δ6 or Δ5 fatty acid desaturase inhibitors as antiinflammatory agents in mice. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 287 157. PMID: 9765335.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for SC 26196 include:

Rees et al (2016) Correlating chemical sensitivity and basal gene expression reveals mechanism of action. PLoS One 12 109. PMID: 26656090.

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