γ-secretase inhibitor; selectively inhibits cleavage of amyloid precursor protein (APP) over Notch. Lowers levels of Aβ42 and Aβ40 (EC50 values are 12.4 and 14.8 nM respectively in cells expressing human recombinant APP). Orally active.
Sold for research purposes under agreement from Pfizer Inc.
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 391.74. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.55 mL||12.76 mL||25.53 mL|
|5 mM||0.51 mL||2.55 mL||5.11 mL|
|10 mM||0.26 mL||1.28 mL||2.55 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.26 mL||0.51 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Mayer et al (2008) Discovery of begacestat, a Notch-1-sparing gamma secretase inhibitor for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. J.Med.Chem. 51 7348 PMID: 19012391
Martone et al (2009) Begacestat (GSI-953): a novel, selective thiophene sulfonamide inhibitor of amyloid precursor protein γ-secretase for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 331 598 PMID: 19671883
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