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Parthenolide | NFkB inhibitor

Parthenolide (20554-84-1) binds to, and directly inhibits IκB kinase, resulting in the inhibition of the release of various mediators and inhibition of MAP kinase activation. Parthenolide demonstrates anti-inflammatory, antisecretory, and spasmolytic activities in vivo.

1) Kwok et al. (2001), The anti-inflammatory natural product parthenolide from the medicinal herb Feverfew directly binds to and inhibits IkappaB kinase; Chem. Biol., 8 759
2) Hwang et al. (1996), Inhibition of the expression of inducible cyclooxygenase and proinflammatory cytokines by sequiterpene lactones in macrophages correlates with the inhibition of MAP kinases; Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 226 810
3) Barsby et al. (1992), Feverfew extractss and parthenolide irreversibly inhibit vascular responses of the rabbit aorta; J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 44 737
4) Sumner et al. (1992), Inhibition of 5-lipoxygenase and cyclo-oxygenase in leukocytes by feverfew. Involvement of sesquiterpene lactones and other components; Biochem. Pharmacol., 43 2313
5) Groenewegen et al. (1990), A comparison of the effects of an extract of feverfew and parthenolide, a component of feverfew, on human platelet activity in-vitro; J. Pharm. Pharmacol., 42 553

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Catalog#  10-2096-0050

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Catalog Number:
NFκB inhibitor
Molecular Weight:
Molecular Formula:
Soluble in DMSO (up to 100 mg/ml) or in Ethanol (up to 20 mg/ml)
Physical Properties:
White solid
97% by TLC
NMR (Conforms)
Storage Temperature:
Stable for 1 year as supplied. Solutions in DMSO or ethanol may be stored at -20° for up to 3 months.
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