MK-886

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MK-886
Skeletal formula of L 663536
Space-filling model of the L 663536 molecule
Names
IUPAC name
3-[3-butylsulfanyl-1-[(4-chlorophenyl)methyl]-5-propan-2-yl-indol-2-yl]-2,2 -dimethyl-propanoic acid
Other names
L-663536
Identifiers
MeSH L+663536
Properties
C27H34ClNO2S
Molar mass 472.083
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

MK-886, or L-663536, is a leukotriene antagonist. It may perform this by blocking the 5-lipoxygenase activating protein (FLAP), thus inhibiting 5-lipoxygenase (5-LOX),[1] and may help in treating atherosclerosis.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jun, Joon-Il; Lau, Lester F. (July 2010). "The matricellular protein CCN1 induces fibroblast senescence and restricts fibrosis in cutaneous wound healing". Nature Cell Biology. 12 (7): 676–685. doi:10.1038/ncb2070. ISSN 1465-7392. PMC 2919364Freely accessible. PMID 20526329. Retrieved 2011-08-28. 
  2. ^ Jawien, J.; Gajda, M.; Rudling, M.; Mateuszuk, L.; Olszanecki, R.; Guzik, T. J.; Cichocki, T.; Chlopicki, S.; Korbut, R. (March 2006). "Inhibition of five lipoxygenase activating protein (FLAP) by MK-886 decreases atherosclerosis in apoE/LDLR-double knockout mice". European Journal of Clinical Investigation. 36 (3): 141–146. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2362.2006.01606.x. PMID 16506957.