OB 24 hydrochloride

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OB 24 hydrochloride | CAS No. 939825-12-4 | Heme Oxygenase Inhibitors
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Description: Potent and selective heme oxygenase 1 (HO-1) inhibitor

Chemical Name: 1-[[2-[2-(4-Bromophenyl)ethyl]-1,3-dioxolan-2-yl]methyl]-1H-imidazole hydrochloride

Purity: ≥98%

Product Details

Biological Activity

OB 24 hydrochloride is a potent and selective heme oxygenase 1 (HO-1) inhibitor (IC50 values are 1.9 and >100 μM for HO-1 and HO-2 respectively), reduces protein carbonylation and reactive oxygen species formation in advanced prostate cancer cells (PCA). Inhibits cell proliferation in vitro and PCA tumor growth and lymph node/lung metastases in vivo. Synergizes with Taxol (Cat. No. 1097).

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
Desiccate at RT

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
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Background References

  1. A novel experimental heme oxygenase-1-targeted therapy for hormone-refractory prostate cancer.
    Alaoui-Jamali et al.
    Cancer Res., 2009;69:8017

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