NVP 231

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Description: Potent, selective and reversible CerK inhibitor
Chemical Name: N-[2-(Benzoylamino)-6-benzothiazolyl]tricyclo[,7]decane-1-carboxamide
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (1)

Biological Activity for NVP 231

NVP 231 is a potent, selective and reversible ceramide kinase (CerK) inhibitor (IC50 = 12 nM in vitro). Displays selectivity for CerK over sphingosine kinases (IC50 ≥100 μM) and other lipid kinases.

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Technical Data for NVP 231

M. Wt 431.55
Formula C25H25N3O2S
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 362003-83-6
PubChem ID 4096211
Smiles O=C(C3=CC=CC=C3)NC2=NC(C=C1)=C(S2)C=C1NC(C45CC(C6)CC(CC6C5)C4)=O

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Solubility Data for NVP 231

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 43.16 100
ethanol 2.16 5

Preparing Stock Solutions for NVP 231

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 431.55. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.32 mL 11.59 mL 23.17 mL
5 mM 0.46 mL 2.32 mL 4.63 mL
10 mM 0.23 mL 1.16 mL 2.32 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.23 mL 0.46 mL

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References for NVP 231

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

Graf et al (2009) A secondary assay for ceramide kinase inhibitors based on cell growth inhibition by short-chain ceramides. Anal.Biochem. 384 166 PMID: 18831956

Niwa et al (2009) Ceramide kinase deficiency impairs microendothelial cell angiogenesis in vitro. Microvasc.Res. 77 389 PMID: 19323974

Graf et al (2009) Targeting ceramide metabolism with a potent and specific ceramide kinase inhibitor. Mol.Pharmacol. 74 925 PMID: 18612076

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1 Citation for NVP 231

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for NVP 231 include:

Mikhail et al (2021) Cellular stress promotes NOD1/2-dependent inflammation via the endogenous metabolite sphingosine-1-phosphate. EMBO J 40 e106272 PMID: 33942347

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