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Catalog No.S1351 Synonyms: MK933
CAS No. 70288-86-7
Ivermectin (MK-933, IVM) is a glutamate-gated chloride channel (GluCls) activator, used as a broad-spectrum antiparasitic drug. Ivermectin (MK-933, IVM) is a specific positive allosteric effector of P2X4 and α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs). Ivermectin has potent antiviral activity towards both HIV-1 and dengue virus. Ivermectin induces autophagy through the AKT/mTOR signaling pathway and mitophagy.
Selleck's Ivermectin has been cited by 7 publications
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|Description||Ivermectin (MK-933, IVM) is a glutamate-gated chloride channel (GluCls) activator, used as a broad-spectrum antiparasitic drug. Ivermectin (MK-933, IVM) is a specific positive allosteric effector of P2X4 and α7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs). Ivermectin has potent antiviral activity towards both HIV-1 and dengue virus. Ivermectin induces autophagy through the AKT/mTOR signaling pathway and mitophagy.|
Ivermectin has potent antiviral activity towards both HIV-1 anddengue virus, both of which are strongly reliant on importin α/β nuclear import, with respect to the HIV-1 integrase and NS5 (non-structural protein 5) polymerase proteins respectively.  Ivermectin binds to a novel site on the GABAA receptor and allosterically enhances the affinity of the GABA binding site in mouse hippocampal embryonic neurons.  Ivermectin disrupts neurotransmission processes regulated by GluCl activity by binding to nematode glutamate-gated chloride channels (GluCls). Ivermectin decreases the amount of protein released from microfilariae. 
Ivermectin (1.25-10 mg/kg, intraperitoneal) significantly reduces 24-h alcohol consumption and intermittent limited access (4-hours) binge drinking, and operant alcohol self-administration (1-h). Ivermectin also produces a significant reduction in 24-h saccharin consumption, but does not alter operant sucrose self-administration.  Ivermectin improves mouse survival rate induced by a lethal dose of LPS. Ivermectin significantly decreases the production of TNF-alpha, IL-1ss and IL-6 in vivo and in vitro. Ivermectin suppresses NF-kB translocation induced by LPS. 
-  Wagstaff KM, et al. Biochem J, 2012, 443(3), 851-856.
-  Reiter RJ, et al. Prog Neurobiol, 1998, 56(3), 359-384.
-  Moreno Y, et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 2010, 107(46), 20120-20125.
|In vitro||DMSO||100 mg/mL (114.27 mM)|
|Ethanol||28 mg/mL (31.99 mM)|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||interventions||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT04681053||Not yet recruiting||Drug: Ivermectin Powder||COVID-19||Mansoura University||January 1 2021||Phase 3|
|NCT04602507||Recruiting||Drug: Ivermectin|Other: Placebo||Covid19|Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome||CES University||December 7 2020||Phase 2|
|NCT04425707||Recruiting||Drug: Ivermectin||Covid19||Ministry of Health and Population Egypt||June 9 2020||Not Applicable|
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I would like to use S1351 for in vivo studies via IP injection? Do you have some suggestions?
You could use the following formula for working solution: 5%DMSO + 40%PEG300 + 5% Tween + ddH2O, reaching a concentration of 12.5mg/ml.