Compound W

Cat. No. 2654

Compound W C19H12N2O8 [173550-33-9]

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Alternative Name: CW

Chemical Name: 3,5-Bis(4-nitrophenoxy)benzoic acid

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of γ-secretase; causes a decrease in the released levels of Aβ42 and notch-1 Aβ-like peptide 25 (Nβ25).

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in 1.1eq. NaOH and to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at +4°C

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet

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Okochi et al (2006) Secretion of the notch-1 Aβ-like peptide during notch signaling. J.Biol.Chem. 281 7890. PMID: 16434391.

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

Greife et al (2014) Canonical Notch signalling is inactive in urothelial carcinoma. BMC Cancer 14 628. PMID: 25167871.

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