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Loxoprofen 

Cat. No.: HY-B0578 Purity: 99.76%
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Loxoprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent with analgesic and anti-pyretic properties. Loxoprofen sodium is a nonselective COX inhibitor with IC50s of 6.5 and 13.5 μM for COX-1 and COX-2, respectively.

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Loxoprofen Chemical Structure

Loxoprofen Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 68767-14-6

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Description

Loxoprofen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent with analgesic and anti-pyretic properties. Loxoprofen sodium is a nonselective COX inhibitor with IC50s of 6.5 and 13.5 μM for COX-1 and COX-2, respectively[1][2].

IC50 & Target[1]

COX-1

6.5 μM (IC50, in human whole blood)

COX-2

13.5 μM (IC50, in human whole blood)

In Vitro

Loxoprofen, an anti-inflammatory prodrug (NSAID), is a nonselective COX inhibitor with IC50s of 6.5 and 13.5 μM for COX-1 and COX-2 in human whole blood assays, respectively[1].
Loxoprofen (LOX) is a non-selective cyclooxygenase inhibitor that is widely used for the reasearch of pain and inflammation caused by chronic and transitory conditions. Its alcoholic metabolites are formed by carbonyl reductase (CR) and they consist of trans-LOX, which is active, and cis-LOX, which is inactive. In addition, LOX can also be converted into an inactive hydroxylated metabolite (OH-LOXs) by cytochrome P450 (CYP)[2].

MCE has not independently confirmed the accuracy of these methods. They are for reference only.

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Molecular Weight

246.30

Formula

C₁₅H₁₈O₃

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Powder -20°C 3 years
4°C 2 years
In solvent -80°C 6 months
-20°C 1 month
Solvent & Solubility
In Vitro: 

DMSO : ≥ 100 mg/mL (406.01 mM)

*"≥" means soluble, but saturation unknown.

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Concentration Solvent Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 4.0601 mL 20.3004 mL 40.6009 mL
5 mM 0.8120 mL 4.0601 mL 8.1202 mL
10 mM 0.4060 mL 2.0300 mL 4.0601 mL
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In Vivo:
  • 1.

    Add each solvent one by one:  10% DMSO    40% PEG300    5% Tween-80    45% saline

    Solubility: ≥ 2.5 mg/mL (10.15 mM); Clear solution

  • 2.

    Add each solvent one by one:  10% DMSO    90% (20% SBE-β-CD in saline)

    Solubility: ≥ 2.5 mg/mL (10.15 mM); Clear solution

  • 3.

    Add each solvent one by one:  10% DMSO    90% corn oil

    Solubility: ≥ 2.5 mg/mL (10.15 mM); Clear solution

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