Catalog Number: 1862
Chemical Name: 2,2-Bis(hydroxymethyl)-1-azabicyclo[2.2.2]octan-3-one
Biological Activity
Selectively restores mutant p53 activity in tumor cells via activation of Bax and PUMA. Induces apoptosis and inhibits growth of tumors with mutant p53.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in water
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    Store at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Restoration of the tumour suppressor function to mutant p53 by a low-molecular-weight compound.
    Bykov et al.
    Nat.Med., 2002;8:282
  2. Mutant p53-dependent growth suppression distinguishes PRIMA-1 from known anticancer drugs: a statistical analysis of information in the National Cancer Institute database.
    Bykov et al.
    Carcinogenesis, 2002;23:2011
  3. PRIMA-1 induces apoptosis by inhibiting JNK signalling but promoting the activation of Bax.
    Wang et al.
    Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun., 2007;352:203

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for PRIMA-1 include:

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  1. An inverse docking approach for identifying new potential anti-cancer targets.
    Authors: Grinter Et al.
    J Neurosci 2011;29:795
  2. Regression of progestin-accelerated 7,12-dimethylbenz[a]anthracene-induced mammary tumors in Sprague-Dawley rats by p53 reactivation and induction of massive apoptosis: a pilot study.
    Authors: Benakanakere Et al.
    Endocr Relat Cancer 2009;16:85

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