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A potent inhibitor of Cytochrome P450 enzymes (Aromatase, 1A2, 1A1, 1B1)
Catalog #: 2918
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2918-25 25 g
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Product Details

Alternate Name 2-phenyl-4H-naphtho[1,2-b]pyran-4-one, NSC 407011, 7,8-Benzoflavone
Appearance Crystalline solid
CAS # 604-59-1
Molecular Formula C₁₉H₁₂O₂
Molecular Weight 272.3
Purity ≥98%
Solubility DMSO (~10 mg/ml) or DMF (~20 mg/ml), Ethanol (~1 mg/ml)
InChi InChI=1S/C19H12O2/c20-17-12-18(14-7-2-1-3-8-14)21-19-15-9-5-4-6-13(15)10-11-16(17)19/h1-12H
PubChem CID 11790
MDL Number MFCD00004985
Handling Protect from air, light and moisture
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Potent and selective inhibitor of CYP19 (aromatase), CYP1A1, CYP1A2, and CYP1B1 (IC50 = 500, 60, 6, and 5 nM respectively). Can activate CYP3A4 (Kd = 7.4 µM).

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