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Discontinued ProductFlurbiprofen (Cat. No. 1769) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Biological Activity for Flurbiprofen
Flurbiprofen is a potent 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.
Technical Data for Flurbiprofen
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References for Flurbiprofen
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
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
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
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
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Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a degenerative brain disease and the most common cause of dementia, affecting approximately 47 million people worldwide. Updated in 2015, this poster summarizes the structural and functional changes observed in the progression of this neurodegenerative disease, as well as classic AD drug targets.
Epilepsy is a brain disease that affects 60 million people globally. More than 20 anti-seizure drugs are currently available, but these do not address the underlying causes of the condition. This poster summarizes current knowledge about the development of the condition and highlights some approaches that have disease-modifying effects in proof-of-concept studies.
Parkinson's disease (PD) causes chronic disability and is the second most common neurodegenerative condition. This poster outlines the neurobiology of the disease, as well as highlighting current therapeutic treatments for symptomatic PD, and emerging therapeutic strategies to delay PD onset and progression.