Chemical Name: 1-[5-Ethyl-2-hydroxy-4-[[6-methyl-6-(1H-tetrazol-5-yl)heptyl]oxy]phenyl]ethanone
Biological ActivityLY 255283 is a selective, competitive antagonist of BLT2 receptors (IC50 values are ~ 1 and > 10 μM at human recombinant BLT2 and BLT1 receptors respectively). Inhibits LTB4-induced contraction of lung parenchyma (pA2 = 7.2), and reduces LTB4-mediated airway obstruction in guinea pigs following i.v. and oral administration..
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Leukotriene B4 receptor antagonists: the LY255283 series of hydroxyacetophenones.
Herron et al.
Pulmonary actions of LY255283, a leukotriene B4 receptor antagonist.
Silbaugh et al.
Hydroxyeicosanoids bind to and activate the low affinity leukotriene B4 receptor, BLT2.
Yokomizo et al.
Citation for LY 255283
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Leukotriene D4-induced Caco-2 cell proliferation is mediated by prostaglandin E2 synthesis.
Authors: Cabral Et al.
PLoS One 2015;3
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