Catalog Number: 2430
Chemical Name: N-[4-[2(R)-Amino-3-mercaptopropyl]amino-2-(1-naphthalenyl)benzoyl]-L-leucine methyl ester trifluoroacetate salt
Biological Activity
CAAZ peptidomimetic geranylgeranyltransferase I (GGTase I) inhibitor. Strongly inhibits the processing of geranylgeranylated Rap1A with little effect on processing of farnesylated Ha-Ras (IC50 values are 3 and > 10 μM respectively). Causes G0-G1 cell cycle block and apoptosis in A549 cells and inhibits cell invasion and migration in COLO 320CM cells.
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    Soluble to 25 mM in DMSO
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    Store at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Platelet-derived growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase phosphorylation requires protein geranylgeranylation but not farnesylation.
    McGuire et al.
    J.Biol.Chem., 1996;271:27402
  2. GGTI-298 induces G0-G1 block and apoptosis whereas FTI-227 causes G2-M enrichment in A549 cells.
    Miquel et al.
    Cancer Res., 1997;57:1846
  3. A yeast-based genomic strategy highlights the cell protein networks altered by FTase inhibitor peptidomimetics.
    Porcu et al.
    Mol.Cancer, 2010;9:197
  4. Selective inhibition of cancer cell invasion by a geranylgeranyltransferase inhibitor.
    Kusama et al.
    Clin.Exp.Meta., 2003;20:561

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for GGTI 298 include:

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    Authors: Domingue Et al.
    American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology
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