ML 00253764 hydrochloride
Cat. No. 4854
Chemical Name: 2-[2-[2-(5-Bromo-2-methoxyphenyl)et
Biological ActivityNon-peptide, melanocortin MC4 receptor antagonist (IC50 values are 320, 810 and 2120 nM for MC4, MC3 and MC5 receptors respectively). Decreases cAMP accumulation in HEK-293 cells expressing the MC4 receptor. Increases food intake and reduces loss of lean body mass in tumor bearing mice. Brain penetrant.
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Nicholson et al (2006) Peripheral administration of a melanocortin 4-receptor inverse agonist prevents loss of lean body mass in tumor-bearing mice. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 317 771. PMID: 16436498.
Tucci et al (2005) Potent and orally active non-peptide antagonists of the human melanocortin-4 receptor based on a series of trans-2-disubstituted cyclohexylpiperazines. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 15 4389. PMID: 16098742.
Vos et al (2004) Identification of 2-[2-[2-(5-bromo-2- methoxyphenyl)-ethyl]-3-fluorophenyl]-4,5-dihydro-1H-imidazole (ML00253764), a small molecule melanocortin 4 receptor antagonist that effectively reduces tumor-induced weight loss in a mouse model. J.Med.Chem. 47 1602. PMID: 15027849.
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