Catalog Number: 4189
Chemical Name: α,α-Diphenyl-4-[(3-pyridinylmethylene)amino]-1-piperazinepentanenitrile
Biological Activity
Selective Δ6 desaturase inhibitor (IC50 = 0.2 μM in vitro). Displays selectivity over Δ5 and Δ9 desaturases (IC50 values are >200 μM in vitro). Exhibits anti-inflammatory properties in a mouse edema model.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 25 mM in DMSO
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    Store at -20°C
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Sold for research purposes under agreement from Pfizer Inc.
Background References
  1. Novel, selective Δ6 or Δ5 fatty acid desaturase inhibitors as antiinflammatory agents in mice.
    Obukowicz et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 1998;287:157
  2. Selective inhibition of delta-6 desaturase impedes intestinal tumorigenesis.
    Hansen-Petrik et al.
    Cancer Lett., 2002;175:157
  3. A multiplexed cell assay in HepG2 cells for the identification of delta-5, delta-6, and delta-9 desaturase and elongase inhibitors.
    Zhang et al.
    J.Biomol.Screen., 2010;15:169

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  1. Correlating chemical sensitivity and basal gene expression reveals mechanism of action.
    Authors: Rees Et al.
    PLoS One
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