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Colchicine | CAS No. 64-86-8 | Microtubule Binding Compounds
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Description: Inhibitor of tubulin

Chemical Name: (S)-N-(5,6,7,9-Tetrahydro-1,2,3,10-tetramethoxy-9-oxobenzo[a]heptalen-7-yl)acetamide

Purity: ≥98%

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Biological Activity

Colchicine is a plant-derived alkaloid that binds to tubulin and depolymerizes microtubules. Identified as a candidate for repurposing for COVID-19. Inhibits NLRP3 inflammasomes. Also decreases TNF-α receptor expression and reduces cytokine levels in macrophages. Anti-inflammatory.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
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