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.
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
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.
If you know of a relevant reference for Flurbiprofen please let us know.
Citations are publications that use Tocris products.
Do you know of a great paper that uses Flurbiprofen from Tocris? If so please let us know.
View Related Products by Product Action
Keywords: Flurbiprofen, supplier, Cyclooxygenase, inhibitors, inhibits, COX, Oxidase, Oxygenases, Oxidases, stem, cells, Akt, kinases, Analgesics, anti-inflammatory, and, antipyretics, Tocris Bioscience, Cyclooxygenase Inhibitor products
Find multiple products by catalog number
Follow @Tocris on Twitter
Tocris is now actively tweeting. For regular updates on news, events and special offers, follow @Tocris on Twitter.