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COX

Cyclooxygenase (COX), officially known as prostaglandin-endoperoxide synthase (PTGS), is an enzyme that is responsible for formation of important biological mediators called prostanoids, including prostaglandins, prostacyclin and thromboxane. Pharmacological inhibition of COX can provide relief from the symptoms of inflammation and pain. Drugs, like Aspirin, that inhibit cyclooxygenase activity have been available to the public for about 100 years. Two cyclooxygenase isoforms have been identified and are referred to as COX-1 and COX-2. Under many circumstances the COX-1 enzyme is produced constitutively (i.e., gastric mucosa) whereas COX-2 is inducible (i.e., sites of inflammation). Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID), such as aspirin and ibuprofen, exert their effects through inhibition of COX. The main COX inhibitors are the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).

COX Isoform Specific Products:

  • COX

  • COX-1

  • COX-2

  • COX-3

COX Related Products (238):

Cat. No. Product Name Effect Purity
  • HY-66005
    Acetaminophen Inhibitor 99.96%
    Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) is a selective cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor with an IC50 of 25.8 μM; is a widely used antipyretic and analgesic agent. Acetaminophen is a potent hepatic N-acetyltransferase 2 (NAT2) inhibitor.
  • HY-14397
    Indomethacin Inhibitor 99.97%
    Indomethacin (Indometacin) is a potent, blood-brain permeable and nonselective inhibitor of COX1 and COX2, with IC50s of 18 nM and 26 nM for human COX-1 and COX-2, respectively, in CHO cells. Indomethacin disrupts autophagic flux by disturbing the normal functioning of lysosomes.
  • HY-14398
    Celecoxib Inhibitor 99.59%
    Celecoxib,a selective non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), is a selective COX-2 inhibitor with an IC50 of 40 nM.
  • HY-14654
    Aspirin Inhibitor ≥99.0%
    Aspirin is a non-selective and irreversible inhibitor of COX-1 and COX-2 with IC50s of 5 and 210 μg/mL.
  • HY-78131
    Ibuprofen Inhibitor 99.97%
    Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory agent targeting COX-1 and COX-2 with IC50s of 13 μM and 370 μM, respectively.
  • HY-13507
    Lumiracoxib Inhibitor ≥98.0%
    Lumiracoxib is a potent,selective and orally active COX-2 inhibitor with a Ki value of 0.06 μM. Lumiracoxib acts as a nonselective NSAID with anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic activities. Lumiracoxib can be used for osteoarthritis and bone cancer research.
  • HY-120824
    Mofezolac Inhibitor 98.83%
    Mofezolac, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), is a selective, reversible and orally active COX-1 inhibitor with an IC50 of 1.44 nM. Mofezolac shows weak inhibitory activity on COX-2 (IC50 of 447 nM). Mofezolac can relieve pain and has anti-inflammatory activities.
  • HY-134753
    Teriflunomide impurity 3 Inhibitor 99.87%
    Teriflunomide impurity 3 (4-Amino-N-(4-trifluoromethylphenyl)benzamide) is a selective COX-1 inhibitor with an IC50 of 30 µM. Teriflunomide impurity 3 is less active against COX-2 (IC50>100 µM).
  • HY-13913
    NS-398 Inhibitor 98.70%
    NS-398 is a non-steroidal an-inflammatory agent with analgesic and antipyretic effects, and selectively inhibits prostaglandin G/H synthase 2/cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) activity, with an IC50 of 3.8 μM, and has no effect on COX-1 at 100 μM.
  • HY-15036
    Diclofenac Inhibitor 99.97%
    Diclofenac is a potent and nonselective anti-inflammatory agent, acts as a COX inhibitor, with IC50s of 4 and 1.3 nM for human COX-1 and COX-2 in CHO cells, and 5.1 and 0.84 μM for ovine COX-1 and COX-2, respectively. Diclofenac induces apoptosis of neural stem cells (NSCs) via the activation of the caspase cascade.
  • HY-N0898
    Catechin Inhibitor ≥99.0%
    Catechin ((+)-Catechin) inhibits cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) with an IC50 of 1.4 μM.
  • HY-N0603
    20(S)-Ginsenoside Rg3 Inhibitor ≥98.0%
    20(S)-Ginsenoside Rg3 is the main component of Red ginseng. Ginsenoside Rg3 inhibits Na+ and hKv1.4 channel with IC50s of 32.2±4.5 and 32.6±2.2 μM, respectively. 20(S)-Ginsenoside Rg3 also inhibits levels, NF-κB activity, and COX-2 expression.
  • HY-15037
    Diclofenac Sodium Inhibitor 99.93%
    Diclofenac Sodium (GP 45840) is a potent and nonselective anti-inflammatory agent, acts as a COX inhibitor, with IC50s of 4 and 1.3 nM for human COX-1 and COX-2 in CHO cells, and 5.1 and 0.84 μM for ovine COX-1 and COX-2, respectively. Diclofenac Sodium induces apoptosis of neural stem cells (NSCs) via the activation of the caspase cascade.
  • HY-N0523
    Gallic acid Inhibitor 99.85%
    Gallic acid (3,4,5-Trihydroxybenzoic acid) is a natural polyhydroxyphenolic compound and an free radical scavenger to inhibit cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2). Gallic acid has various activities, such as antimicrobial, antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and anticance activities.
  • HY-N0001
    (-)-Epicatechin Inhibitor 99.0%
    (-)-Epicatechin inhibits cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) with an IC50 of 3.2 μM. (-)-Epicatechin inhibits the IL-1β-induced expression of iNOS by blocking the nuclear localization of the p65 subunit of NF-κB.
  • HY-15030
    Naproxen Inhibitor ≥98.0%
    Naproxen is a COX-1 and COX-2 inhibitor with IC50s of 8.72 and 5.15 μM, respectively in cell assay.
  • HY-N1067
    Xanthohumol Inhibitor 99.84%
    Xanthohumol is one of the principal flavonoids isolated from hops, the inhibitor of diacylglycerol acetyltransferase (DGAT), COX-1 and COX-2, and shows anti-cancer and anti-angiogenic activities. Xanthohumol also has antiviral activity against bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV), rhinovirus, HSV-1, HSV-2 and cytomegalovirus (CMV).
  • HY-B0008
    Sulindac Inhibitor 99.81%
    Sulindac (MK-231) is a non-steroidal antiinflammatory agent, acts as a COX-2 inhibitor, and inhibits overexpression of COX-2.
  • HY-B1227
    Carprofen Inhibitor 99.96%
    Carprofen is a nonsteroid anti-inflammatory agent, acts as a multi-target FAAH/COX inhibitor, with IC50s of 3.9 μM, 22.3 μM and 78.6 μM for COX-2, COX-1 and FAAH, respectively.
  • HY-59105
    SC-560 Inhibitor 99.77%
    SC-560 is a potent and selective COX-1 inhibitor with an IC50 of 9 nM.
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