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COMT inhibitor - anti-Parkinsons CAS#: 130929-57-6 Citations: 1) Forsberg et al. (2003), Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of entacapone and tolcapone after acute and repeated administration: a comparative study in the rat; J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther., 304 498 2) Merello et al. (1994), Effect of entacapone, a peripherally acting catechol-O-methyltransferase inhibitor, on the motor response to acute treatment with levodopa in patients with Parkinson’s disease; J. Neurol. Neurosurg. Psychiatry, 57 186 3) Giovanni et al. (2010), Entacapone and tolcapone, two catechol O-methyltransferase inhibitors, block fibril formation of alpha-synuclein and beta amyloid and protect against amyloid-induced toxicity; J. Biol. Chem., 285 14941 4) Chen et al. (2016), Entacapone is an Antioxident More Potent than Vitamin C and Vitamin E for Scavenging of Hypochlorous Acid and Peroxynitrite, and the Inhibition of Oxidative Stress-induced Cell Death; Med. Sci. Monit., 22 687

Product Code: ax44606 (10 mg)

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Function / pharmacology Potent catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitor (IC50 = 14.3, 20.1 and 73.3 nM for rat liver soluble COMT, total COMT and membrane-bound COMT respectively).1 Increases bioavailability of L-DOPA as adjunct therapy for Parkinson's disease.2 Inhibits α-synuclein aggregation in vitro and inhibits α-synuclein-induced cell death in PC-12 cells3. Antioxidant. Inhibits oxidative stress-induced cell death4.
Chemical name (2E)-2-Cyano-3-(3,4-dihydroxy-5-nitrophenyl)-N,N-diethyl-2-propenamide
Molecular weight 305.29
Molecular formula C14H15N3O5
Physical description Yellow solid
Solubility DMSO (30 mg/ml) Ethanol (3 mg/ml)
Size 10 mg
Stability Stable for 2 years as supplied. Solutions in DMSO or ethanol may be stored at -20°C for up to 1 month.