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Description: ACAT inhibitor
Chemical Name: 2,6-Diisopropylphenyl (2-(2,4,6-triisopropylphenyl)acetyl)sulfamate
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Literature (1)

Biological Activity for Avasimibe

Avasimibe is an ACAT inhibitor (IC50 = 3.3 μM). Inhibits cholesterol esterification and reduces plasma cholesterol levels in rats. Also inhibits tumor growth and prolongs survival time in a melanoma mouse model and reduces tumor growth and metastasis in a pancreatic cancer mouse model.

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Technical Data for Avasimibe

M. Wt 501.72
Formula C29H43NO4S
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 166518-60-1
PubChem ID 166558
Smiles CC(C1=CC(C(C)C)=C(C(C(C)C)=C1)CC(NS(=O)(OC2=C(C(C)C)C=CC=C2C(C)C)=O)=O)C

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Solubility Data for Avasimibe

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 50.17 100
ethanol 10.03 20

Preparing Stock Solutions for Avasimibe

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.99 mL 9.97 mL 19.93 mL
5 mM 0.4 mL 1.99 mL 3.99 mL
10 mM 0.2 mL 1 mL 1.99 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.2 mL 0.4 mL

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References for Avasimibe

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Lee et al (1996) Inhibitors of acyl-CoA: cholesterol O-acyl transferase (ACAT) as hypocholesterolemic agents. CI-1011: an acyl sulfamate with unique cholesterol-lowering activity in animals fed noncholesterol-supplemented diets. J.Med.Chem. 39 5031 PMID: 8978833

Yang et al (2016) Potentiating the antitumour response of CD8(+) T cells by modulating cholesterol metabolism. Nature 531 651 PMID: 26982734

Li et al (2016) Abrogating cholesterol esterification suppresses growth and metastasis of pancreatic cancer. Oncogene 35 6378 PMID: 27132508

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