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Avagacestat (BMS-708163) is a potent, selective, orally bioavailable γ-secretase inhibitor of Aβ40 and Aβ42 with IC50 of 0.3 nM and 0.27 nM, demonstrating a 193-fold selectivity against Notch. Phase 2.
Selleck's Avagacestat (BMS-708163) has been cited by 14 publications
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A panel of GICs lines was treated with various concentrations of γ secretase inhibitors BMS-708163. Cells were treated with increasing concentrations of γ secretase inhibitors in triplicate wells for 72 hours, and cell viability was assessed by CellTiter-Blue assay as described in Materials and Methods. The results shown are of a single experiment with three independent replicates cell viability was measured by CellTiter-Blue assay. The graph depicts cell viability at 72 hours. Cell viability in the vehicle control was considered as to be 100%.
Stem Cells 2014 32(1), 301-12. Avagacestat (BMS-708163) purchased from Selleck.
Nuclear targeting of anMan-containing HS degradation products is suppressed by β-secretase inhibition in WT and Tg2576 MEFs and by γ-secretase inhibition in WT but not in Tg2576 MEFs. A-H, representative immunofluorescence images of wild-type MEF cells (A-D) and Tg2576 cells (E-H) treated with 100 nm β-inhibitor (A, B, E, and F) or 10 nM BMS-708163 (C, D, G, and H) for 48 h followed by treatment with 1 mm ascorbate for 1 h (B, D, F, and H) and then stained with DAPI and mAb AM. Bar, 20 um. Tg2576, MEFs from AD mouse model; DAPI, nuclear stain; Asc, ascorbate. These experiments were repeated twice.
J Biol Chem 2014 289(30), 20871-8. Avagacestat (BMS-708163) purchased from Selleck.
Aβ40 inhibition by γ-secretase inhibitors, DAPT and BMS-708163 (BMS). The amount of Aβ40 and Aβ42 in PS1-WT neurons treated with DMSO was defined as 1.0. *P < 0.05, as determined by Steel's test in comparison to PS1-G378E neurons treated with DMSO. Four independent experiments, each time in triplicates were performed (n = 4). Mean ± SD.
Sci Rep, 2016, 6:33427. Avagacestat (BMS-708163) purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Avagacestat (BMS-708163) is a potent, selective, orally bioavailable γ-secretase inhibitor of Aβ40 and Aβ42 with IC50 of 0.3 nM and 0.27 nM, demonstrating a 193-fold selectivity against Notch. Phase 2.|
|Features||Appears to be more “notch sparing” than semagacestat (LY450139).|
BMS-708163 exhibits weaker selectivity for inhibition of Notch processing with 193-fold IC50 value. 
|In vivo||Oral administration of BMS-708163 significantly reduces Aβ40 levels for sustained periods in brain, plasma, and cerebrospinal fluid in rats and dogs. BMS-708163 has no dose-limiting effects in dogs (3 mg/kg during 6 months), with a high brain to plasma ratio (2.4). |
|In vitro||DMSO||104 mg/mL (199.66 mM)|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT01002079||Completed||Drug: BMS-708163|Drug: Rifampin||Alzheimer Disease||Bristol-Myers Squibb|PRA Health Sciences||August 2010||Phase 1|
|NCT01057030||Completed||Drug: BMS-708163|Drug: Placebo||Alzheimer Disease||Bristol-Myers Squibb||March 2010||Phase 1|
|NCT01042314||Completed||Drug: Donepezil|Drug: BMS-708163||Alzheimer Disease||Bristol-Myers Squibb||January 2010||Phase 1|
|NCT01039194||Completed||Drug: galantamine|Drug: BMS-708163||Alzheimer Disease||Bristol-Myers Squibb||January 2010||Phase 1|
|NCT00979316||Completed||Drug: BMS-708163|Drug: Placebo|Drug: Moxifloxacin||Alzheimer Disease||Bristol-Myers Squibb||September 2009||Phase 1|
|NCT00890890||Terminated||Drug: Avagacestat|Drug: Placebo||Alzheimer''s Disease||Bristol-Myers Squibb||May 2009||Phase 2|
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