Potent inhibitor of Aβ oligomer and fibril formation (IC50 = 50 nM for formation of fibrils from Aβ1-42). Reduces cytotoxicity of Aβ oligomers and increases cell viability in neuronal cells. Significantly extends lifespan of Drosophila expressing human Aβ1-42.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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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 360.36. 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||2.78 mL||13.88 mL||27.75 mL|
|5 mM||0.56 mL||2.78 mL||5.55 mL|
|10 mM||0.28 mL||1.39 mL||2.78 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.28 mL||0.56 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Zhang et al (2013) Atomic and dynamic insights into the beneficial effect of the 1,4-naphthoquinon-2-yl-L-tryptophan inhibitor on Alzheimer's Aβ1-42 dimer in terms of aggregation and toxicity. ACS Chem.Neurosci. 5 148 PMID: 4246047
Scherzer-Attali et al (2010) Complete phenotypic recovery of an Alzheimer's disease model by a quinone-tryptophan hybrid aggregation inhibitor. PLoS ONE 5 e11101 PMID: 20559435
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