C 75

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C 75 | CAS No. 191282-48-1 | Fatty Acid Synthase Inhibitors
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Description: Potent fatty acid synthase inhibitor; proapoptotic
Alternative Names: trans-C 75

Chemical Name: (2R*,3S*)-Tetrahydro-4-methylene-2-octyl-5-oxo-3-furancarboxylic acid

Purity: ≥99%

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Biological Activity

C 75 is a synthetic inhibitor of fatty acid synthase (FASN); inhibits fatty acid synthesis in vitro and in vivo. Displays anorectic effects. Induces apoptosis in MCF-7 xenografts and exhibits antitumor activity.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in 1eq. NaOH and to 100 mM in DMSO
Store at +4°C

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Background References

  1. Fatty acid synthase inhibition triggers apoptosis during S phase in human cancer cells.
    Zhou et al.
    Cancer Res., 2003;63:7330
  2. The anorexigenic fatty acid synthase inhibitor, C45, is a nonspecific neuronal activator.
    Takahashi et al.
    Endocrinology, 2004;145:184
  3. Synthesis and antitumor activity of an inhibitor of fatty acid synthase.
    Kuhajda et al.
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci., 2000;97:3450
  4. Chronic C75 treatment of diet-induced obese mice increases fat oxidation and reduces food intake to reduce adipose mass.
    Thupari et al.
    Am.J.Physiol.Endocrinol.Metab., 2004;287:97

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