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C3 is a selective microsomal prostaglandin E synthase 1 (mPGES-1) inhibitor (IC50 values are 90 and 900 nM for rat and human mPGES-1, respectively). Displays selectivity for mPGES-1 over COX-1, COX-2, PGIS, hPGDS and iPGDS (% inhibition values are 15, 18, 0, 0 and 60 % inhibition at 50 μM, respectively). Reduces PGE2 production in vitro and in a localized inflammation animal model. Elevates CD80 expression by tumor associated phagocytes in vitro. Also decreases vascular contractility, in ex vivo human vessels.
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 382.54. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree 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||2.61 mL||13.07 mL||26.14 mL|
|5 mM||0.52 mL||2.61 mL||5.23 mL|
|10 mM||0.26 mL||1.31 mL||2.61 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.26 mL||0.52 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Leclerc et al (2013) Characterization of a human and murine mPGES-1 inhibitor and comparison to mPGES-1 genetic deletion in mouse models of inflammation. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 107 26 PMID: 24045148
Ozen et al (2017) Inhibition of microsomal PGE synthase-1 reduces human vascular tone by increasing PGI2: a safer alternative to COX-2 inhibition. Br.J.Pharmacol. 174 4087 PMID: 28675448
Olesch et al (2015) MPGES-1-derived PGE2 suppresses CD80 expression on tumor-associated phagocytes to inhibit anti-tumor immune responses in breast cancer. Oncotarget 6 10284 PMID: 25871398
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MG-63 cells were treated with LPA (10 µM) alone or in combination with C3 (20 µM), PTX (Pertussis Toxin, 400 ng/ml) or H2L 5765834 (20 µM) for 3 h to follow COX-2 expression using Western blot. C3 inhibited COX-2 expression induced by LPA.
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