Niflumic acid (CAS 4394-00-7): R&D Systems
Catalog Number: 4112
Chemical Name: 2-[3-(Trifluoromethyl)anilino]nicotinic acid
Biological Activity
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID); selectively inhibits COX-2. Also activates human TRPA1 inducibly expressed in HEK293 cells; displays agonist activity at GPR35.
Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. In vitro and in vivo pharmacological evidence of selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibition by nimesulide: an overview.
    Inflamm.Res., 1997;46:437
  2. Potentiation of large conductance KCa channels by niflumic, flufenamic and mefenamic acids.
    Ottolia and Toro
    Biophys.J., 1994;67:2272
  3. Activation of TRPA1 channels by fenamate nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
    Hu et al.
    Pflugers Arch., 2010;459:579
  4. Multiple tyrosine metabolites are GPR35 agonists.
    Deng et al.
    Sci.Rep., 2012;2:373

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Niflumic acid include:

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  1. SLC17A9 protein functions as a lysosomal ATP transporter and regulates cell viability.
    Authors: Cao Et al.
    J Neuroinflammation 2014;289:23189

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