Catalog Number: 4522
Chemical Name: 2-[[3-(Trifluoromethyl)phenyl]amino]benzoic acid
Biological Activity
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Inhibits calcium-activated chloride channels (CaCCs). Also increases currents through TRPC6 channels and inhibits currents through TRPC3 and TRPC7 channels.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    281.23
  • Formula:
    C14H10F3NO2
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    530-78-9
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Niflumic and flufenamic acids are potent reversible blockers of Ca2(+)-activated Cl- channels in Xenopus oocytes.
    White and Aylwin
    Mol.Pharmacol., 1990;37:720
  2. Diacylglycerol analogues activate second messenger-operated calcium channels exhibiting TRPC-like properties in cortical neurons.
    Tu et al.
    J.Neurochem., 2009;108:126
  3. Flufenamic acid is a tool for investigating TRPC6-mediated calcium signalling in human conditionally immortalised podocytes and HEK293 cells.
    Foster et al.
    Cell Calcium, 2009;45:384
  4. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug flufenamic acid is a potent activator of AMP-activated protein kinase.
    Chi et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 2011;339:257

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