MRK 560

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Cat.No. 4000 - MRK 560 | C19H17ClF5NO4S2 | CAS No. 677772-84-8
Description: γ-secretase inhibitor; attenuates amyloid plaque deposition
Chemical Name: N-[cis-4-[(4-Chlorophenyl)sulfonyl]-4-(2,5-difluorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-1,1,1-trifluoromethanesulfonamide
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Citations (3)
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Biological Activity

γ-secretase inhibitor; inhibits proteolytic cleavage of amyloid precursor protein (APP) over the Notch pathway. Reduces levels of Aβ in the brain (inhibits Aβ40 and Aβ42 in SH-SY5Y neuroblastoma cells with an IC50 of 0.65 nM); attenuates plaque deposition. Orally bioavailable.

Licensing Information

Manufactured and sold under license from Merck & Co., Inc. for use solely for preclinical research purposes (ie: not for administration to or other use in humans).

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Technical Data

M. Wt 517.92
Formula C19H17ClF5NO4S2
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 677772-84-8
PubChem ID 11577204
InChI Key WDZVWDXOIGQJIO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles ClC(C=C3)=CC=C3[S@]([C@@]1([C@]2=C(F)C=CC(F)=C2)CC[C@@H](NS(=O)(C(F)(F)F)=O)CC1)(=O)=O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
DMSO 51.79 100
ethanol 25.9 50

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 517.92. 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 1.93 mL 9.65 mL 19.31 mL
5 mM 0.39 mL 1.93 mL 3.86 mL
10 mM 0.19 mL 0.97 mL 1.93 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.19 mL 0.39 mL

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References

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

Best et al (2006) In vivo characterization of Aβ(40) changes in brain and cerebrospinal fluid using the novel γ-secretase inhibitor N-[cis-4-[(4-chlorophenyl)sulfonyl]-4-(2,5-difluorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-1,1,1-trifluoromethanesulfonamide (MRK-560) J.Pharm.Exp.Ther. 317 786 PMID: 16443723

Best et al (2007) The novel γ-secretase inhibitor N-[cis-4-[(4-chlorophenyl)sulfonyl]-4-(2,5-difluorophenyl)cyclohexyl]-1,1,1-trifluoromethanesulfonamide (MRK-560) reduces amyloid plaque deposition without evidence of Notch-related pathology in the T J.Pharm.Exp.Ther. 320 552 PMID: 17099072


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3 Citations for MRK 560

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for MRK 560 include:

Singh et al (2014) GSI promotes vincristine-induced apoptosis by enhancing multi-polar spindle formation. Cell Cycle 13 157 PMID: 24200971

Qi et al (2014) Longitudinal testing of hippocampal plasticity reveals the onset and maintenance of endogenous human Aβ-induced synaptic dysfunction in individual freely behaving pre-plaque transgenic rats: rapid reversal by anti-Aβ agents. Acta Neuropathol Commun 2 175 PMID: 25540024

Lariosa-Willingham et al (2016) Development of a central nervous system axonal myelination assay for high throughput screening. BMC Neurosci 17 16 PMID: 27103572


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