Biological ActivityIrreversible inhibitor of aspartic proteases. Inhibits lysosomal proteases and interferes with autolysosomal digestion when used in combination with E 64d (Cat. No. 4545).
(Modifications: Val-1 = N-terminal H-iso-Valeryl, Val-2 = Val-4-amino-3-hydroxy-6-methylheptanoyl, Ala-3 = Ala-4-amino-3-hydroxy-6-methylheptanoic-acid)
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Autophagy is activated in colorectal cancer cells and contributes to the tolerance to nutrient deprivation.
Sato et al.
Cancer Res., 2007;67:9677
Mode of inhibition of acid proteases by pepstatin.
Marciniszyn et al.
Citations for Pepstatin A
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Proteolytic and Opportunistic Breaching of the Basement Membrane Zone by Immune Cells during Tumor Initiation.
Authors: Berg Et al.
Cell Rep 2019;27:2837
Autophagosomal Content Profiling Reveals an LC3C-Dependent Piecemeal Mitophagy Pathway.
Authors: Guerroue Et al.
Mol Cell 2017;68:786
WWOX suppresses autophagy for inducing apoptosis in methotrexate-treated human squamous cell carcinoma.
Authors: Tsai Et al.
J Neurosci 2013;4:e792
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