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DL-α-Difluoromethylornithine . hydrochloride . monohydrate

Inhibitor of ornithine decarboxylase and arginase
ALX-270-283-M010 10 mg 33.00 USD
ALX-270-283-M050 50 mg 111.00 USD
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Specific, irreversible inhibitor of ornithine decarboxylase (ODC), the rate-limiting enzyme in polyamine biosynthesis. Potent chemopreventive agent. Induces apoptosis. Arginase activity inhibitor.

Product Specification

Alternative Name:DFMO . HCl . H2O, Eflornithine . HCl . H2O, RMI-71782
Formula:C6H12F2N2O2 . HCl . H2O
MI:14: 3522
Purity:≥98% (TLC)
Appearance:White to off-white solid.
Solubility:Soluble in water (25mg/ml).
Long Term Storage:-20°C
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Product Literature References

alpha-difluoromethylornithine induces apoptosis as well as anti-angiogenesis in the inhibition of tumor growth and metastasis in a human gastric cancer model: Y. Takahashi, et al.; Int. J. Cancer 85, 243 (2000), Abstract;
Development of difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) as a chemoprevention agent: F.L. Meyskens, Jr. & E.W. Gerner; Clin. Cancer Res. 5, 945 (1999), (Review), Abstract; Full Text
Alpha-difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) as a potent arginase activity inhibitor in human colon carcinoma cells: M. Selamnia, et al.; Biochem. Pharmacol. 55, 1241 (1998), Abstract;
Difluoromethylornithine (DFMO), an inhibitor of nitrite production by macrophages?: D.M. Morgan; Biochem. Soc. Trans. 22, 389S (1994), Abstract;
Inhibition of tumor promotion by DL-alpha-difluoromethylornithine, a specific irreversible inhibitor of ornithine decarboxylase: A.K. Verma; Basic Life Sci. 52, 195 (1990), (Review), Abstract;
The polyamine synthesis inhibitor alpha-difluoromethylornithine blocks NMDA-induced neurotoxicity: M.A. Markwell, et al.; Eur. J. Pharmacol. 182, 607 (1990), Abstract;
The enzyme-activated irreversible inhibitor of ornithine decarboxylase, DL-alpha-difluoromethylornithine: a chemopreventive agent: A.K. Verma; Prev. Med. 18, 646 (1989), Abstract;
The effect of alpha-difluoromethylornithine, an inhibitor of polyamine biosynthesis, on mitogen-induced interleukin 2 production: T.L. Bowlin, et al.; Immunopharmacology 13, 143 (1987), Abstract;
The competitive inhibition of tissue transglutaminase by alpha-difluoromethylornithine: J.G. Delcros, et al.; FEBS Lett. 171, 221 (1984), Abstract;
Kinetics of alpha-difluoromethylornithine: an irreversible inhibitor of ornithine decarboxylase: K.D. Haegele, et al.; Clin. Pharmacol. Ther. 30, 210 (1981), Abstract;
Inhibition of cell proliferation by DL-alpha-difluoromethylornithine, a catalytic irreversible inhibitor of ornithine decarboxylase: S. Oredsson, et al.; Acta Chem. Scand. B 34, 457 (1980), Abstract;
Effect of alpha-difluoromethylornithine, an enzyme-activated irreversible inhibitor of ornithine decarboxylase, on L1210 leukemia in mice: N.J. Prakash, et al.; Cancer Res. 38, 3059 (1978), Abstract;

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