Molecular Weight(MW): 357.79
Indomethacin is a nonselective COX1 and COX2 inhibitor with IC50 of 0.1 μg/mL and 5 μg/mL, respectively, used to reduce fever, pain, stiffness, and swelling.
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Indicated PN and MES spheres were shown expressing GFP under the control of a 7 × TCF/LEF optimal promoter cassette (7 × TOP) and constitutively expressed nuclear mCherry. PN 84 and MES 1123 were treated with Wnt3a (200 ng/ml), indomethacin (Indo; 20 μM), or a control (vehicle). Scale bar, 100 μm. Bar graph, quantification of fluorescent signal of GFP (TOP-GFP) versus mCherry (PGK-H2BmCherry). The percentage of GFP- and mCherry-positive spheres was determined by FACS.
Nat Commun, 2016, 7:12885. Indomethacin purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Indomethacin is a nonselective COX1 and COX2 inhibitor with IC50 of 0.1 μg/mL and 5 μg/mL, respectively, used to reduce fever, pain, stiffness, and swelling.|
Indomethacin inhibits transcription of a beta-catenin/TCF-responsive reporter gene in a dose dependent manner. Indomethacin also downregulates the beta-catenin/TCF transcriptional target cyclin D1. Indomethacin attenuates the transcription of beta-catenin/TCF-responsive genes, by modulating TCF activity without disrupting beta-catenin/TCF complex formation. 
|In vivo||Indomethacin increases BrdU+ cells of all lineages and reduces microglial/monocyte activation in rats after focal cerebral ischemia.  Indomethacin (7.5 mg/kg, one injection) produces acute injury and inflammation in the distal jejunum and proximal ileum that are maximal at three days and completely resolves within one week. Indomethacin (two daily subcutaneous injections) produces a more extensive and chronic inflammation that lasts in an active form in more than 75% of the rats for at least two weeks.  Indomethacin (4ppm) reduces tumor yield by 78% in SKH:HR-1-hrBr hairless mice.  Indomethacin (20 mg/kg, orally) increases the total area of gastric erosions and concentration of lipid peroxides in the gastric mucosa of rats. Indomethacin increases the alpha-tocopherol:total cholesterol ratio in serum. Indomethacin inhibits the increases in gastric mucosal erosions and lipid peroxides in the gastric mucosa, and the reduction of serum alpha-tocopherol. |
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-  Yamada T, et al. Inflammation, 1993, 17(6), 641-662.
|In vitro||DMSO||72 mg/mL (201.23 mM)|
|Ethanol||24 mg/mL (67.07 mM)|
|In vivo||Add solvents to the product individually and in order(Data is from Selleck tests instead of citations):
5% DMSO+30% PEG 300+5% Tween 80+ddH2O
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT04025177||Not yet recruiting||Drug: Indomethacin Injection||Patent Ductus Arteriosus After Premature Birth||University of Manitoba|St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre|Health Sciences Centre Winnipeg Manitoba|University at Buffalo||January 2020||Phase 2|
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