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VX-702 | P38 MAPK inhibitor

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$89.00
Catalog #:
C8970-5
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Product Description

VX-702 is an orally-available, aminopyridine-based, ATP-competitive inhibitor of p38 MAPK with a Kd of 3.7 nM and 17 nM at 10 uM for p38a and p38b, respectively. [1] In an ex vivo blood assay primed with LPS< VX-702 dose-dependently inhibited the production of IL-6, IL-1b, TNFa at IC50 of 59, 122, and 99 ng/mL, respectively. [2] VX-702 was found to be equivalent to prednisolone and methotrexate in a mouse collagen-induced arthritis model.

Clinical efficacy models plus transient suppression of inflammation biomarkers suggest that p38 MAPK inhibition by agents such as VX-702 may not be a viable approach to the treatment of chronic inflammation in RA. [3]


Technical information:

Chemical Formula:   C19H12F4N4O2
CAS #:   479543-46-9
Molecular Weight:   404.32
Purity:   >98%
Appearance:   White
Chemical Name:   1-(5-carbamoyl-6-(2,4-difluorophenyl)pyridin-2-yl)-1-(2,6-difluorophenyl)urea
Solubility:   Up to 100 mM in DMSO
Synonyms:   VX-702, VX702

Shipping Condition: The product is shipped in a glass vial at ambient temperature.
Storage condition: For longer shelf life, store solid powder at 4oC desiccated, or store DMSO solution at -20oC.


Reference:

1. Goldstein et al., Selective p38alpha inhibitors clinically evaluated for the treatment of chronic inflammatory disorders. J. Med. Chem. 2010, 53, 2345-2353. Pubmed ID: 19950901
2. Ding, C., Drug evaluation: VX-702, a MAP kinase inhibitor for rheumatoid arthritis and acute coronary syndrome. Curr. Opin. Invest. Drugs, 2006, 7(11), 1020-1025. Pubmed ID: 17117592
3. Damjanov et al., Efficacy, pharmacodynamics, and safety of VX-702, a novel p38 MAPK inhibitor, in rheumatoid arthritis: results of two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical studies. Arthritis Rheum., 2009, 60(5), 1232-1241. Pubmed ID: 19404957

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