Cat. No. 4511

MMF C5H6O4 [2756-87-8]

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Alternative Name: mono-Methyl fumarate

Chemical Name: 2(E)-Butenedioic acid 1-methyl ester

Biological Activity

Nuclear factor (erythroid-derived-2)-like 2 (Nrf2) pathway activator. Also exhibits agonist activity at GPR109A. Primary metabolite of DMF (Cat. No. 4512).

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at RT

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Sciacovelli et al (2016) Fumarate is an epigenetic modifier that elicits epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition Nature 537 544. PMID: 27580029.

Scannevin et al (2012) Fumarates promote cytoprotection of central nervous system cells against oxidative stress via the nuclear factor (erythroid-derived 2)-like 2 pathway. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 341 274. PMID: 22267202.

Hanson et al (2010) Nicotinic acid- and monomethyl fumarate-induced flushing involves GPR109A expressed by keratinocytes and COX-2-dependent prostanoid formation in mice. J.Clin.Invest. 120 2910. PMID: 20664170.

Tang et al (2008) The psoriasis durg monomethylfumarate is a potent nicotinic receptor agonist. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 375 562. PMID: 18722346.

Rao & Mishra (1998) Antihepatotoxic activity of monomethyl fumarate isolated from Fumaria indica. J.Ethnopharmacol. 60 207. PMID: 9613834.

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