Catalog Number: 4053
Chemical Name: 1-[1-(3-Methyl-L-histidyl-O-methyl-D-tyrosyl)-4-phenyl-4-piperidinyl]-1-butanone dihydrochloride
Biological Activity
Potent, selective melanocortin MC1 receptor agonist (IC50 = 120 nM). Exhibits anti-inflammatory properties following ischemia-reperfusion in the vasculature. Inhibits leukocyte trafficking.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
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    Desiccate at RT
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Background References
  1. A selective small molecule agonist of the melanocortin-1 receptor inhibits lipopolysaccharide-induced cytokine accumulation and leukocyte infiltration in mice.
    J.Leukoc.Biol., 2006;80:897
  2. Discovery of tyrosine-based potent and selective melanocortin-1 receptor small-molecule agonists with anti-inflammatory properties.
    Herpin et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 2003;46:1123
  3. The melanocortin MC1 receptor agonist BMS-470539 inhibits leukocyte trafficking in the inflamed vasculature.
    Leoni et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2010;160:171
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