Chemical Name: 2-(Acetyloxy)benzoic acid 4-[(nitrooxy)methyl]phenyl ester
Biological ActivityNCX 4040 is a NO-donating aspirin; anti-inflammatory. Blocks inflammatory mediator production in isolated human monocytes (IC50 values are 0.07, 0.13, 0.15 and 0.18 μM for IL-1β, PGE2, IL-10 and TNF-α respectively). Decreases COX-2 expression (IC50 = 0.13 μM); disrupts proteasome-mediated degradation of iκB-α. Antiproliferative in HCT116 colon cancer cells; sensitizes drug-resistant ovarian tumor cells to cisplatin (Cat. No. 2251).
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NCX 4040, a nitric oxide-donating aspirin, exerts anti-inflammatory effects through inhibition of I kappa B-alpha degradation in human monocytes.
Ricciotti et al.
Growth inhibition of human colon cancer cell line HCT116 by bis[2-(acylamino)phenyl] disulfide and its action mechanism.
Yamakawa et al.
NCX-4040, a nitric oxide-releasing aspirin, sensitizes drug-resistant human ovarian xenograft tumors to cisp. by depletion of cellular thiols.
Bratasz et al.
Immunomodulatory activity of synthetic triterpenoids: inhibition of lymphocyte proliferation, cell-mediated cytotoxicity, and cytokine gene expression through suppression of NF-κB.
Gao et al.
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