Cat. No. 4935

Sulfasalazine C18H14N4O5S [599-79-1]

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Chemical Name: 5-[[4-(2-Pyridylsulfamoyl)phenyl]azo]salicylic acid

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of NF-κB activation. Inhibits in vitro growth of the human pancreatic cancer cell lines MIA PaCa-2 and PANC-1, and induces apoptosis in glioblastoma cell lines. Also inhibits the cystine-glutamate antiporter, system Xc (SXC). Anti-inflammatory.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at RT

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Sontheimer and Bridges (2012) Sulfasalazine for brain cancer fits. Expert Opin.Invest.Drugs 21 575. PMID: 22404218.

Lo et al (2010) Potential use fo the anti-inflammatory drug, sulfasalazine, for targeted therapy of pancreatic cancer. Curr.Oncol. 17 9. PMID: 20567622.

Robe et al (2004) In vitro and in vivo activity of the nuclear factor-κB inhbitor sulfasalazine in human glioblastomas. Clin.Cancer Res. 10 5595. PMID: 15328202.

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

Yeligar et al (2009) Ethanol augments RANTES/CCL5 expression in rat liver sinusoidal endothelial cells and human endothelial cells via activation of NF-kappa B, HIF-1 alpha, and AP-1. J Immunol 183 5964. PMID: 19828633.

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