Cat. No. 5398

NQTrp C21H16N2O4 [185351-19-3]

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Chemical Name: N-(1,4-Dihydro-1,4-dioxo-2-naphthalenyl)-L-tryptophan

Biological Activity

Potent inhibitor of Aβ oligomer and fibril formation (IC50 = 50 nM for formation of fibrils from Aβ1-42). Reduces cytotoxicity of Aβ oligomers and increases cell viability in neuronal cells. Significantly extends lifespan of Drosophila expressing human Aβ1-42 .

Technical Data

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

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Zhang et al (2013) Atomic and dynamic insights into the beneficial effect of the 1,4-naphthoquinon-2-yl-L-tryptophan inhibitor on Alzheimer's Aβ1-42 dimer in terms of aggregation and toxicity. ACS Chem.Neurosci. 5 148. PMID: 24246047 .

Scherzer-Attali et al (2010) Complete phenotypic recovery of an Alzheimer's disease model by a quinone-tryptophan hybrid aggregation inhibitor. PLoS ONE 5 e11101. PMID: 20559435.

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