LY 315920

Cat. No. 5313

LY 315920 C21H20N2O5 [172732-68-2]

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Alternative Name: Varespladib

Chemical Name: 2-[[3-(2-Amino-2-oxoacetyl)-2-ethyl-1-(phenylmethyl)-1H-indol-4-yl]oxy]acetic aci

Biological Activity

Selective secreted phospholipase A2 (sPLA2) inhibitor (IC50 = 50 - 750 nM for a range of sPLA2 isoforms). Has no effect on cytosolic PLA2 or COX-1 and COX-2 activity. Attenuates sPLA2-induced thromboxane formation in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) cells. Also suppresses sPLA2-induced contractions of lung pleural strips ex vivo. Orally available.

Technical Data

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

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Oslund et al (2008) Highly specific and broadly potent inhibitors of mammalian secreted phospholipases A2. J.Med.Chem. 51 4708. PMID: 18605714.

Snyder et al (1999) Pharmacology of LY315920/S-5920, [[3-(aminooxoacetyl)-2-ethyl-1- (phenylmethyl)-1H-indol-4-yl]oxy] acetate, a potent and selective secretory phospholipase A2 inhibitor: A new class of anti-inflammatory drugs, SPI. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 288 1117. PMID: 10027849.

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