Catalog Number: 4092
Chemical Name: 2-Acetoxybenzoic acid
Biological Activity
Inhibitor of cyclooxygenase (COX)-1. Blocks the production of prostaglandins and thromboxanes. Exhibits antiplatelet and antithrombotic activities. Displays anticancer effects in some solid tumors. One of the first described NSAID drugs.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 10 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
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  • Storage:
    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Aspirin and platelets: the antiplatelet action of aspirin and its role in thrombosis treatment and prophylaxis.
    Semin.Thromb.Hemost., 1997;23:349
  2. Aspirin inhibits interleukin 1-induced prostaglandin H synthase expression in cultured endothelial cells.
    Sanduja et al.
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci., 1991;15:88

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Aspirin include:

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  1. The role of Nox1 and Nox2 in GPVI-dependent platelet activation and thrombus formation.
    Authors: Walsh Et al.
    Redox Biol
  2. A novel and essential role for FcγRIIa in cancer cell-induced platelet activation.
    Authors: Mitrugno Et al.
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