Alda 1

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Alda 1 | CAS No. 349438-38-6 | Dehydrogenase Activators
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Description: ALDH2 activator; cardioprotective

Chemical Name: N-(1,3-Benzodioxol-5-ylmethyl)-2,6-dichlorobenzamide

Purity: ≥99%

Product Details
Citations (2)

Biological Activity

Alda 1 is an activator of aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 (ALDH2). Increases activity of wild-type ALDH2*1 and variant ALDH2*2 (by ~2-fold and 11-fold respectively). Capable of partly restoring mutant ALDH2*2 activity; protective against cardiac ischemia.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in ethanol
Store at +4°C

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Background References

  1. Impaired cardiac SIRT1 activity by carbonyl stress contributes to aging-related ischemic intolerance.
    Gu, Chunhu, Xing, Yuan, Jiang, Li, Chen, Mai, Xu, Ming, Yin, Yue, Li, Chen, Yang, Zheng, Yu, Lu, Ma, Heng
    PLoS ONE, 2013;8(9):e74050.
  2. An activator of mutant and wildtype aldehyde dehydrogenase reduces ischemic damage to the heart.
    Chen et al.
    Science, 2008;321:1493
  3. Characterization of the East Asian variant of aldehyde dehydrogenase-2. Bioactivation of nitrogly. and effects of alda-1.
    Beretta et al.
    J.Biol.Chem., 2010;285:943

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