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Aspirin | CAS No. 50-78-2 | Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
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Description: Cyclooxygenase inhibitor; NSAID

Chemical Name: 2-Acetoxybenzoic acid

Purity: ≥99%

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Biological Activity

Aspirin is an 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

Soluble to 10 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
Store at RT

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