Apoptosis Activator 2

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Apoptosis Activator 2 | CAS No. 79183-19-0 | Apoptosis Inducer Compounds
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Description: Promotes apoptosome formation and activates caspase-9/caspase-3 pathway. Selectively induces tumor cell apoptosis

Chemical Name: 1-[(3,4-Dichlorophenyl)methyl]-1H-indole-2,3-dione

Purity: ≥99%

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Biological Activity

Apoptosis activator; promotes the cytochrome c-dependent oligomerization of Apaf-1 into the mature apoptosome. Increases procaspase-9 processing and subsequent caspase-3 activation. Induces apoptosis in tumor cells (IC50 = 4 - 9 μM for leukemia cells) with weak or no effect on normal cell lines or those defective/deficient in Apaf-1, caspase-9 or caspase-3 activity (IC50 > 40 μM).

Technical Data

M.Wt:
306.14
Formula:
C15H9Cl2NO2
Solubility:
Soluble to 5 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
Purity:
≥99%
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
79183-19-0

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

Background References

  1. Elevtaed p75NTR expression causes death of engrailed-deficient midbrain DArgic neurons by Erk1/2 suppression.
    Alavian et al.
    Neural Dev., 2009;4:11
  2. Progesterone attenuates oestrogen neuroprotection via downregulation of oestrogen receptor expression in cultured neurones.
    Jayaraman and Pike
    J.Neuroendocrinol., 2009;21:77
  3. Direct activation of the apoptosis machinery as a mechanism to target cancer cells.
    Nguyen and Wells
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA, 2003;100:7533

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Apoptosis Activator 2 was used to induce apoptosis in epidermal cancer cell line: Works ideally
By Anonymous on 02/13/2019
Application: Species: Human

Apoptosis Activator 2 was used to induce apoptosis in epidermal cancer cell line.Works great and gives publishable outcome.


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