Catalog Number: 4846
Chemical Name: Cyclo[(2S)-2-Amino-8-oxodecanoyl-1-methoxy-L-tryptophyl-L-isoleucyl-(2R)-2-piperidinecarbonyl]
Biological Activity
Potent histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor (IC50 = 0.7 nM in an enzyme activity assay). Antiangiogenic and anti-invasive; blocks proliferation of human stomach and breast cancer cells. Induces apoptosis and autophagy in human oral squamous carcinoma cells.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 2 mM in DMSO and to 2 mM in ethanol
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    Store at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Apicidin, a histone deacetylase inhibitor, inhibits proliferation of tumor cells via induction of p21WAF1/Cip1 and gelsolin.
    Han et al.
    Cancer Res., 2000;60:6068
  2. Apicidin: a novel antiprotozoal agent that inhibits parasite histone deacetylase.
    Darkin-Rattray et al.
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci., 1996;93:13143
  3. Apicidin, a histone deaceylase inhibitor, induces both apoptosis and autophagy in human oral squamous carcinoma cells.
    Ahn et al.
    Oral Oncol., 2011;47:1032
  4. Apicidin is a histone deacetylase inhibitor with anti-invasive and anti-angiogenic potentials.
    Kim et al.
    Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm., 2004;19:964
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