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BTS | CAS No. 1576-37-0 | Myosin Inhibitors
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Description: Selective inhibitor of skeletal muscle myosin II ATPase activity

Chemical Name: 4-Methyl-N-(phenylmethyl)benzenesulfonamide

Purity: ≥99%

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Citations (5)

Biological Activity

BTS is a selective inhibitor of the ATPase activity of skeletal muscle myosin II subfragment 1 (S1) (IC50 ~ 5 mM). Reversibly blocks gliding motility and suppresses force and twitch production in fast skeletal muscle.

Technical Data

Soluble to 70 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
Desiccate at RT

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Background References

  1. A small-molecule inhibitor of skeletal muscle myosin II.
    Cheung et al.
    Nat.Cell.Biol., 2001;4:83
  2. Skeletal muscle myosin cross-bridge cycling is necessary for myofibrillogenesis.
    Ramachandran et al.
    Cell Motil.Cytoskeleton, 2003;55:61
  3. Mechanism of inhibition of skeletal muscle actomyosin by N-benzyl-p-toluenesulfonamide.
    Shaw et al.
    Biochemistry, 2003;42:6128

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