Catalog Number: 1442
Chemical Name: [3-(4,5-Diphenyl[2,4'-bioxazol]-5'-yl)phenoxy]acetic acid
Biological Activity
Non-prostanoid prostacyclin mimetic that acts as a partial agonist at IP1 prostacyclin receptors. Potently inhibits platelet aggregation in vitro (IC50 = 27-35 nM).
Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
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    Store at +4°C
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Additional Information
Licensing Caveats:
Sold with the permission of Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
Background References
  1. Nonprostanoid prostacyclin mimetics. 5. Structure-activity relationships associated with [3-[4-(4,5-diphenyl-2-oxazolyl)-5-oxazolyl]phenoxy]acetic acid.
    Meanwell et al.
    , 1993;36:3884
  2. Non-prostanoid prostacyclin mimetics as neuronal stimulants in the rat: comparison of vagus nerve and NANC innervation of the colon.
    Rudd et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2000;129:782
  3. [3-[4-(4,5-Diphenyl-2-oxazolyl)-5-oxazolyl]phenoxy]acetic acid (BMY 45778) is a potent non-prostanoid prostacyclin partial agonist: effects on platelet aggregation, adenylyl cyclase, cAMP levels, protein kinase, and iloprost binding.
    Seiler et al.
    Prostaglandins, 1997;53:21
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