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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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 244.26. 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||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|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Eriksen et al (2003) NSAIDs and enantiomers of flurbiprofen 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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