Cat. No. 4283
Alternative Name: GSI-953
Chemical Name: 5-Chloro-N-[(1S)-3,3,3-trifluoro-1-
Biological Activityγ-secretase inhibitor; selectively inhibits cleavage of amyloid precursor protein (APP) over Notch. Lowers levels of Aβ42 and Aβ40 (EC50 values are 12.4 and 14.8 nM respectively in cells expressing human recombinant APP). Orally active.
Licensing InformationSold for research purposes under agreement from Pfizer Inc.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Martone et al (2009) Begacestat (GSI-953): a novel, selective thiophene sulfonamide inhibitor of amyloid precursor protein γ-secretase for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 331 598. PMID: 19671883.
Mayer et al (2008) Discovery of begacestat, a Notch-1-sparing gamma secretase inhibitor for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. J.Med.Chem. 51 7348. PMID: 19012391.
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