Cat. No. 4663

Apocynin C9H10O3 [498-02-2]

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Chemical Name: 4'-Hydroxy-3'-methoxyacetophenone

Biological Activity

NADPH oxidase inhibitor. Demonstrates anti-inflammatory properties in a mouse model of carrageenan-induced pleurisy. Bioactivated by intracellular peroxidases; acts as an antioxidant in endothelial cells and vascular smooth muscle cells.

Technical Data

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

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Impellizzeri et al (2011) Effect of apocynin, a NADPH oxidase inhibitor, on acute lung inflammation. Biochem.Pharmacol. 81 636. PMID: 21147071.

Heumüller et al (2008) Apocynin is not an inhibitor of vascular NADPH oxidases but an antioxidant. Hypertension 51 211. PMID: 18086956.

Stolk et al (1994) Characteristics of the inhibition of NADPH oxidase activation in neutrophils by apocynin, a methoxy-substituted catechol. Am.J.Respir.Cell Mol.Biol. 11 95. PMID: 8018341.

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

Hassler et al (2014) Reactive oxygen species and lipid peroxidation inhibitors reduce mechanical sensitivity in a chronic neuropathic pain model of spinal cord injury in rats. Int J Mol Med 131 413. PMID: 25051888.

Walsh et al (2014) The role of Nox1 and Nox2 in GPVI-dependent platelet activation and thrombus formation. Redox Biol 2 178. PMID: 24494191.

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