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Potent inhibitor of 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein (FLAP) (IC50 = 30 nM for inhibition of [125I]-L-691,678 photoaffinity labelling). Inhibits leukotriene biosynthesis (IC50 = 3 nM in human polymorphonuclear leukocytes). Also moderately potent PPARα antagonist (IC50 = 0.5-1 μM). Orally active in vivo.
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Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 472.08. 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||2.12 mL||10.59 mL||21.18 mL|
|5 mM||0.42 mL||2.12 mL||4.24 mL|
|10 mM||0.21 mL||1.06 mL||2.12 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.21 mL||0.42 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Dixon et al (1990) Requirement of a 5-lipoxygenase-activating protein for leukotriene synthesis. Nature 343 282 PMID: 2300173
Gillard et al (1989) L-663,536 (MK-886) (3-[1-(4-chlorobenzyl)-3-t-butyl-thio-5-isopropylindol-2-yl]-2,2-dimethylpropanoic acid), a novel, orally active leukotriene biosynthesis inhibitor. Can.J.Physiol.Pharmacol. 67 456 PMID: 2548691
Kehrer et al (2001) Inhibition of peroxisome-proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)α by MK886. Biochem.J. 356 899 PMID: 11389700
Mancini et al (1992) 5-Lipoxygenase-activating protein is the target of a novel hybrid of two classes of leukotriene biosynthesis inhibitors. Mol.Pharmacol. 41 267 PMID: 1538707
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11 Citations for MK 886
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for MK 886 include:
Mascia et al (2011) Blockade of nicotine reward and reinstatement by activation of alpha-type peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors. Biol Psychiatry 69 633 PMID: 20801430
Melis et al (2008) Endogenous fatty acid ethanolamides suppress nicotine-induced activation of mesolimbic DA neurons through nuclear receptors. J Neurosci 28 13985 PMID: 19091987
Oguh-Olayinka et al (2019) The Investigation of Lipoxygenases as Therapeutic Targets in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma. Pathol Oncol Res PMID: 30941737
Esposito et al (2011) Cannabidiol reduces Aβ-induced neuroinflammation and promotes hippocampal neurogenesis through PPARγ involvement. Cell Mol Gastroenterol Hepatol 6 e28668 PMID: 22163051
Scuderi et al (2012) Palmitoylethanolamide exerts neuroprotective effects in mixed neuroglial cultures and organotypic hippocampal slices via peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-α. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 9 49 PMID: 22405189
Eisele et al (2013) The peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ coactivator 1α/β (PGC-1) coactivators repress the transcriptional activity of NF-κB in skeletal muscle cells. J Biol Chem 288 2246 PMID: 23223635
Puligheddu et al (2013) PPAR-alpha agonists as novel antiepileptic drugs: preclinical findings. PLoS One 8 e64541 PMID: 23724059
Shahid et al (2015) Acinar Cell Production of Leukotriene B4 Contributes to Development of Neurogenic Pancreatitis in Mice. J Neuroinflammation 1 75 PMID: 25729765
Rizvi et al (2013) Interactions of PPAR-alpha and adenosine receptors in hypoxia-induced angiogenesis. Vascul Pharmacol 59 144 PMID: 24050945
Roversi et al (2013) Bifunctional lipocalin ameliorates murine immune complex-induced acute lung injury. J Biol Chem 288 18789 PMID: 23625922
Vigna et al (2011) Leukotriene B4 mediates inflammation via TRPV1 in duct obstruction-induced pancreatitis in rats. Pancreas 40 708 PMID: 21602738
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