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potent inhibitor of soluble epoxide hydrolase (sEH)
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IC50: 0.5 nM

trans-AUCB is a potent inhibitor of soluble epoxide hydrolase (sEH).

Soluble epoxide hydrolase (sEH) can convert epoxides to their corresponding diols. Inhibitors of sEH have anti-hypertensive, anti-inflammatory, neuroprotective, and cardioprotective effects.

In vitro: A previous study showed that the pretreatment with DAPT could substantially potentiate the growth inhibition caused by t-AUCB in U251 and U87 cells. Moreover, the pretreatment with DAPT markedly increased t-AUCB-induced apoptosis of U251 and U87 cells. Moreover, T-AUCB alone did not obviously affect caspase-3 activity in the cells, but t-AUCB plus DAPT pretreatment caused significant increase of caspase-3 activity. In addition, the pretreatment with DAPT was able to completely block t-AUCB-induced phosphorylation of p38 MAPK, MAPKAPK2 and Hsp27 in the cells [1].

In vivo: A previous animal study was conducted to investigate the effects of acute sEH inhibition by t-AUCB on infarct volume, functional outcome, and changes in cerebral blood flow (CBF) in a rat model of ischemic stroke. It was found that t-AUCB could significantly reduce cortical infarct volume by 35%, elevate cumulative epoxyeicosatrienoic acids-to-dihydroxyeicosatrienoic acids ratio in brain cortex by twofold, and improve functional outcome in arm-flexion test when compared with that of the vehicle-treated group [2].

Clinical trial: So far, no clinical study has been conducted.

[1] Li JY, Li RJ, Wang HD. γ-secretase inhibitor DAPT sensitizes t-AUCB-induced apoptosis of human glioblastoma cells in vitro via blocking the p38 MAPK/MAPKAPK2/Hsp27 pathway. Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2014 Jun;35(6):825-31.
[2] Shaik JS, Ahmad M, Li W, Rose ME, Foley LM, Hitchens TK, Graham SH, Hwang SH, Hammock BD, Poloyac SM.  Soluble epoxide hydrolase inhibitor trans-4-[4-(3-adamantan-1-yl-ureido)-cyclohexyloxy]-benzoic acid is neuroprotective in rat model of ischemic stroke. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Dec 1;305(11):H1605-13.

Chemical Properties

Physical AppearanceA crystalline solid
StorageStore at -20°C
Cas No.885012-33-9
Solubility≤30mg/ml in DMSO;20mg/ml in dimethyl formamide
Chemical Name4-[[trans-4-[[(tricyclo[,7]dec-1-ylamino)carbonyl]amino]cyclohexyl]oxy]-benzoic acid
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Canonical SMILESO=C(O)C(C=C1)=CC=C1O[[email protected]]2CC[[email protected]](NC(N[[email protected]@]34CC5C[[email protected]](C[[email protected]](C5)C4)C3)=O)CC2
Shipping ConditionEvaluation sample solution : ship with blue ice.All other available size: ship with RT , or blue ice upon request
General tipsFor obtaining a higher solubility , please warm the tube at 37 ℃ and shake it in the ultrasonic bath for a while.Stock solution can be stored below -20℃ for several months.

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