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CU-T12-9 | Toll-like Receptor Agonists
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Description: Potent TLR1/2 agonist

Chemical Name: N-Methyl-4-nitro-2-(4-(4-trifluoromethyl)phenyl)-1H-imidazol-1-yl)aniline

Purity: ≥99%

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Biological Activity

Potent TLR1/2 agonist (EC50 = 52.9 nM). Activates the NF-κB pathway and upregulates proinflammatory cytokines in vitro. Also enhances TLR1 and TLR2 dimerization.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 20 mM in ethanol
Store at +4°C

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Additional Information

Licensing Caveats:
Sold under license from the University of Colorado

Background References

  1. Specific activation of the TLR1-TLR2 heterodimer by small-molecule agonists
    Cheng et al.
    Sci.Adv., 2015;1:e1400139
  2. Discovery of small molecule inhibitors of the TLR1-TLR2 complex.
    Cheng et al.
    Angew.Chem.Int.Ed.Engl., 2013;51:12246

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