MK 886 inhibits leukotriene biosynthesis (IC50 = 2.5 nM) in vitro and tumor activity in vivo. Displays PPARα antagonist activity. Orally active in vivo. MK-886, has been described that blocks the synthesis of leukotrienes in intact activated leukocytes, but has little or no effect on enzymes involved in leukotriene synthesis, including 5-lipoxygenase, in cell-free systems. MK 886 is a potent inhibitor of leukotriene biosynthesis both in vitro and in vivo indicating that the compound is suitable for studying the role of leukotrienes in a variety of pathological situations. MK 886 inhibited A23187-induced LTB4 formation by rat peripheral blood and elicited PMN.
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|Animal A (mg/kg) = Animal B (mg/kg) multiplied by||Animal B Km|
|Animal A Km|
For example, to modify the dose of Compound A used for a mouse (20 mg/kg) to a dose based on the BSA for a rat, multiply 20 mg/kg by the Km factor for a mouse and then divide by the Km factor for a rat. This calculation results in a rat equivalent dose for Compound A of 10 mg/kg.
|Solubility||DMSO 90 mg/mL
Ethanol 5 mg/mL
Inhibition of peroxisome-proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)alpha by MK886.
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L-663,536 (MK-886) (3-[1-(4-chlorobenzyl)-3-t-butyl-thio-5-isopropylindol-2-yl]-2,2 - dimethylpropanoic acid), a novel, orally active leukotriene biosynthesis inhibitor.
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5-Lipoxygenase-activating protein is the target of a novel hybrid of two classes of leukotriene biosynthesis inhibitors.
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