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Cat.No. 4495 - Flurizan | C15H13FO2 | CAS No. 51543-40-9
Description: γ-secretase inhibitor; lowers Aβ42 levels in vitro
Alternative Names: (R)-Flurbiprofen
Chemical Name: (R)-2-Fluoro-α-methyl[1,1'-biphenyl]-4-acetic acid
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) that inhibits γ-secretase activity. Selectively lowers Aβ42 levels in human neuroglioma cells; displays no effect on Aβ40 levels at a concentration of 100 μM.

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Technical Data

M. Wt 244.26
Formula C15H13FO2
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 51543-40-9
PubChem ID 92337
Smiles FC1=C(C2=CC=CC=C2)C=CC([C@@H](C)C(O)=O)=C1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 24.43 100
ethanol 24.43 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 4.09 mL 20.47 mL 40.94 mL
5 mM 0.82 mL 4.09 mL 8.19 mL
10 mM 0.41 mL 2.05 mL 4.09 mL
50 mM 0.08 mL 0.41 mL 0.82 mL

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

Eriksen et al (2003) NSAIDs and enantiomers of flurbip. target γ-secretase and lower Aβ42 in vivo. J.Clin.Invest. 112 440 PMID: 12897211

Kukar et al (2007) Chronic administration of R-flurbiprofen attenuates learning impairments in transgenic amyloid precursor protein mice. BMC Neurosci. 8 54 PMID: 17650315

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