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Tramiprosate (Cat. No. 3619) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Cat.No. 3619 - Tramiprosate | C3H9NO3S | CAS No. 3687-18-1
Description: Targets soluble Aβ to decrease amyloid plaque deposition. Also GABA analog
Alternative Names: Homotaurine
Chemical Name: 3-Amino-1-propanesulfonic acid
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for Tramiprosate

Tramiprosate is a sulfated glycosaminoglycan (sGAG) mimetic that targets soluble amyloid β (Aβ) and maintains Aβ in a non-fibrillar form. Decreases Aβ42-induced neuronal death and inhibits amyloid deposition in vitro. Decreases brain amyloid plaque load by 30%, increases tau polymerization and is brain penetrant. Also a GABA analog that protects against the convulsant and cytotoxic activity of kainic acid in vivo.

Technical Data for Tramiprosate

M. Wt 139.17
Formula C3H9NO3S
Storage Store at +4°C
CAS Number 3687-18-1
PubChem ID 1646
Smiles NCCCS(=O)(O)=O

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References for Tramiprosate

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Fariello et al (1982) Homotaurine (3 aminopropanesulfonic acid; 3APS) protects from the convulsant and cytotoxic effect of systemically administered kainic acid. Neurology 32 241 PMID: 7199633

Gervais et al (2007) Targeting soluble Aβ peptide with tramiprosate for the treatment of brain amyloidosis. Neurobiol.Aging 28 537 PMID: 16675063

Santa-Maria et al (2007) Tramiprosate, a drug of potential interest for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, promotes an abnormal aggregation of tau. Mol.Neurodegen. 2 17

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