Methoxy-X04

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Cat.No. 4920 - Methoxy-X04 | C23H20O3 | CAS No. 863918-78-9
Description: Fluorescent amyloid β detector; brain penetrant
Chemical Name: 4,4'-[(2-methoxy-1,4-phenylene)di-(1E)-2,1-ethenediyl]bisphenol
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity

Fluorescent amyloid β (Aβ) probe for the detection and quantification of plaques, tangles and cerebrovascular amyloid. Displays high in vitro binding affinity (Ki = 26.8 nM); binds selectively to fibrillar β-sheet deposits. Brain penetrant.

Technical Data

M. Wt 344.4
Formula C23H20O3
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 863918-78-9
PubChem ID 16049314
InChI Key FGYNZFHVGOFCMD-KHVHPYDTSA-N
Smiles OC(C=C3)=CC=C3/C=C/C1=CC(OC)=C(/C=C/C2=CC=C(O)C=C2)C=C1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
DMSO 34.44 100
ethanol 6.89 20

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.9 mL 14.52 mL 29.04 mL
5 mM 0.58 mL 2.9 mL 5.81 mL
10 mM 0.29 mL 1.45 mL 2.9 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.29 mL 0.58 mL

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References

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Bolmont et al (2008) Dynamics of the microglial/amyloid interaction indicate a role in plaque maintenance. J.Neurosci. 28 4283 PMID: 18417708

Yamanaka et al (2012) PPARγ/RXRα-induced and CD36-mediated microglial amyloid-β phagocytosis results in cognitive improvement in amyloid precursor protein/presenilin 1 mice. J.Neurosci. 32 17321 PMID: 23197723

Klunk et al (2002) Imaging Aβ plaques in living transgenic mice with multiphoton microscopy and methoxy-X04, a systemically administered Congo red derivative. J.Neuropathol.Exp.Neurol. 61 797 PMID: 12230326


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Keywords: amyloid beta fluorescent probes detection alzheimers disease brain penetrant blood brain barrier permeable high affinity amyloidbeta amyloidb amyloidβ Amyloid Beta Peptides

1 Citation for Methoxy-X04

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Fu et al (2016) IL-33 ameliorates Alzheimer's disease-like pathology and cognitive decline. Elife 113 E2705 PMID: 27091974


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