Cat. No. 4512

DMF C6H8O4 [624-49-7]

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Alternative Name: Dimethyl fumarate

Chemical Name: 2(E)-Butenedioic acid 1,4-dimethyl ester

Biological Activity

Nuclear factor (erythroid-derived)-like 2 (Nrf2) pathway activator; induces upregulation of antioxidant gene expression. Displays cytoprotective effects in human spinal cord astrocytes, oligodendrocyte precursor cells and hippocampal neurons following hydrogen peroxide challenge. Exerts neuroprotective effects in vivo in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Primary metabolite (MMF, Cat. No. 4511) available.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at RT

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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet

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

Linker et al (2011) Fumaric acid esters exert neuroprotective effects in neuroinflammation via activation of the Nrf2 antioxidant pathway. Brain 134 678. PMID: 21354971.

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