Cat. No. 5245

Ebselen C13H9NOSe [60940-34-3]

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Chemical Name: 2-Phenyl-1,2-benzisoselenazol-3(2H)-one

Biological Activity

Glutathione peroxidase mimic; peroxynitrite scavenger. Inhibits lipoxygenase, cyclooxygenase, nitric oxide synthase, protein kinase C and H+/K+-ATPase activity. Inhibits the hepatic carcinogenic effects of aflatoxin B1. Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at -20°C

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Fujisawa and Kadoma (2005) Kinetic studies of the radical-scavenging activity of ebselen, a seleno-organic compound. Anticancer Res. 25 3989. PMID: 16309189.

Yang et al (2000) Inhibition of ebselen on aflatoxin B(1)-induced hepatocarcinogenesis in Fischer 344 rats. Carcinogenesis 21 2237. PMID: 11133813.

Schewe (1995) Molecular actions of ebselen--an antiinflammatory antioxidant. Gen.Pharmacol. 26 1153. PMID: 7590103.

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