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Biological Activity for Pexacerfont
Pexacerfont is a potent and selective corticotropin-releasing factor 1 receptor (CRF1) antagonist (IC50 = 6.1 nM). Displays >150 fold selectivity for CRF1 over CRF2b. Inhibits CRF-mediated adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) release from pituitary cell culture (IC50 = 129 nM). Displays anxiolytic effects in rat behavioral paradigms.
Technical Data for Pexacerfont
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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Solubility Data for Pexacerfont
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Pexacerfont
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 340.43. 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||2.94 mL||14.69 mL||29.37 mL|
|5 mM||0.59 mL||2.94 mL||5.87 mL|
|10 mM||0.29 mL||1.47 mL||2.94 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.29 mL||0.59 mL|
References for Pexacerfont
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Gilligan et al (2009) Synthesis and structure-activity relationships of 8-(pyrid-3-yl)pyrazolo[1,5-a]-1,3,5-triazines: potent, orally bioavailable corticotropin releasing factor receptor-1 (CRF1) antagonists. J.Med.Chem. 52 3084 PMID: 19361209
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