Catalog Number: 1510
Alternate Names: OKY 046
Chemical Name: (2E)-3-[4-(1H-Imidazol-1-ylmethyl)phenyl]-2-propenoic acid hydrochloride
Biological Activity
Potent and selective inhibitor of thromboxane (TXA2) synthetase (IC50 = 4 nM). Does not inhibit prostacyclin (PGI2) synthetase, cyclooxygenase or PGE2 isomerase (IC50 > 1 mM). Inhibits platelet aggregation in vitro and arachidonate-induced arterial contraction in vivo.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in water
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Pharmacological studies on the TXA2 synthetase inhibitor (E)-3-[p-(1H-imidazol-1ylmethyl)phenyl]-2-propenoic acid (OKY-046).
    Hiraku et al.
    Jpn.J.Pharmacol., 1986;41:393
  2. Effects of thromboxane synthetase inhibitors on aggregation of rabbit platelets.
    Naito et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1983;91:41
  3. Participation of thromboxane A2 in the cough response in guinea-pigs: antitussive effect of ozagrel.
    Shinagawa et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2000;131:266

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Ozagrel hydrochloride include:

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  1. Cyclooxygenase-2-derived prostaglandin F2alpha mediates endothelium-dependent contractions in the aortae of hamsters with increased impact during aging.
    Authors: Wong Et al.
    Circ Res
  2. Glutamatergic Control of Microvascular Tone by Distinct GABA Neurons in the Cerebellum.
    Authors: Rancillac Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
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