Cat. No. 1769
Chemical Name: 2-Fluoro-α-methyl-[1,1'-biphenyl]-4-a
Biological ActivityPotent inhibitor of cyclooxygenase (IC50 values are 0.1 and 0.4 μM for inhibition of human COX-1 and COX-2 respectively). Analgesic, anti-inflammatory and antipyretic in vivo. Inhibits tumor cell growth in vitro and in vivo. Regulates prostate stem cell antigen through activation of Akt kinase. Also inhibits fibroblast proliferation in vitro.
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Zemskova et al (2006) Gene expression profiling in R-flurbiprofen-treated prostate cancer: R-Flurbiprofen regulates prostate stem cell antigen through activation of AKT kinase. Biochem.Pharmacol. 72 1257. PMID: 16949054.
Hoferova et al (2002) The effect of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs ibuprofen, flurbiprofen, and diclofenac on in vitro and in vivo growth of mouse fibrosarcoma. Cancer Invest. 20 490. PMID: 12094544.
Gierse et al (1995) Expression and selective inhibition of the constitutive and inducible forms of human cyclo-oxygenase. Biochem.J. 305 479. PMID: 7832763.
Glenn et al (1973) The pharmacology of 2-(2-fluoro-4-biphenylyl)propionic acid (flurbiprofen). A potent non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. Agents Actions 3 210. PMID: 4776365.
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