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Catalog No.S1443 Synonyms: A-64077
CAS No. 111406-87-2
Zileuton (A-64077) is an orally active inhibitor of 5-lipoxygenase, and thus inhibits leukotrienes (LTB4, LTC4, LTD4, and LTE4) formation, used to decrease the symptoms of asthma. Zileuton induces apoptosis while inhibits ferroptosis.
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CD19+ B cells (A) or PBMCs (B) from a healthy donor were treated with zileuton (10 μM) prior to 17-HDHA or RvD1 treatment, followed by stimulation with the IgE-inducing cocktail. Cell culture supernatants were collected at day 7, and IgE levels were measured. The experiment was done in one representative donor (mean ± SEM). Data were analyzed by 1-way ANOVA with Tukey’s post test, **P ≤ 0.01, ***P ≤ 0.001. PBMC, peripheral blood mononuclear cell.
JCI Insight, 2017, 2(3):e88588. Zileuton purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Zileuton (A-64077) is an orally active inhibitor of 5-lipoxygenase, and thus inhibits leukotrienes (LTB4, LTC4, LTD4, and LTE4) formation, used to decrease the symptoms of asthma. Zileuton induces apoptosis while inhibits ferroptosis.|
Zileuton suppresses PG biosynthesis by interference with arachidonic acid (AA) release in macrophages. Zileuton significantly reduces PGE2 and 6-keto prostaglandin F1α (PGF1α) levels in activated mouse peritoneal macrophages and in J774 macrophages. Zileuton inhibits PGE2 production in LPS-stimulated human whole blood and suppresses PGE2 and 6-keto PGF1α pleural levels in rat carrageenan-induced pleurisy. 
Zileuton significantly reduces macroscopic damage score after four weeks of treatment in rats. Zileuton administration significantly increases the intracolonic release of both thromboxane B2 at week 1 and prostaglandin E2 at weeks 2 and 4 in rats.  Zileuton reduces the spinal cord inflammation and tissue injury, neutrophil infiltration, TNF-alpha, COX-2 and pERK1/2 expression, PGE(2) and LTB(4) production, and apoptosis in mice. Zileuton significantly improves the recovery of limb function over 10 days in mice.
Zileuton administrated before I/R significantly reduces the degree of renal dysfunction (urea, creatinine) and injury (AST, histology) in 5-lipoxygenase knockout mice. Zileuton reduces the expression of ICAM-1 and the associated PMN infiltration caused by I/R of the mouse kidney in 5-lipoxygenase knockout mice. 
Zileuton inhibits LTB(4) production in the peritonitis model more effectively than the LTA(4)H inhibitor, but the influx of neutrophils into the peritoneum after 1 and 2 hours is significantly higher in Zileuton- versus JNJ-26993135-treated mice. 
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