Indomethacin (CAS 53-86-1): R&D Systems
Catalog Number: 1708
Chemical Name: 1-(4-Chlorobenzoyl)-5-methoxy-2-methyl-1H-indole
Biological Activity
Cyclooxgenase (COX) inhibitor; displays selectivity for COX-1 (IC50 values are 230 and 630 nM for human COX-1 and COX-2 respectively). Widely used anti-inflammatory agent.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 50 mM in ethanol with gentle warming and to 100 mM in DMSO
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Identification of novel cyclooxygenase-2 selective inhibitors using pharmacophore models.
    Palomer et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 2002;45:1402
  2. Chemical and biological studies on indomethacin, sulindac and their analogs.
    Shen and Winter
    Adv.Drug Res., 1977;12:90
  3. Indomethacin, a new anti-inflammatory drug: its potential use as a laboratory tool.
    Walters and Willoughby
    J.Pathol.Bacteriol., 1965;90:641

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  1. Resistance of cyclooxygenase-2 expressing pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma cells against γδ T cell cytotoxicity.
    Authors: Gonnermann Et al.
    Oncoimmunology 2015;4:e988460
  2. Abnormal excitability and episodic low-frequency oscillations in the cerebral cortex of the tottering mouse.
    Authors: Cramer Et al.
    J Biomed Sci 2015;35:5664
  3. Lactate-mediated glia-neuronal signalling in the mammalian brain.
    Authors: Tang Et al.
    Nat Commun 2014;5:3284
  4. Multiscale prediction of patient-specific platelet function under flow.
    Authors: Flamm Et al.
    Blood 2012;120:190
  5. CCR2 chemokine receptor signaling mediates pain in experimental osteoarthritis.
    Authors: Miller Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012;109:20602

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