Catalog Number: 3214
Chemical Name: 2-[(4,5-Dihydro-2-thiazolyl)thio]-1-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)ethanone hydrochloride
Biological Activity
Antitumor agent. Inhibits tumor cell growth in a mutant p53- and p73-dependent manner in vitro and in vivo (IC50 = 4 μM). Transcriptionally activates expression of p53-responsive genes and induces activation of effector caspases 3 and 7.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
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    Desiccate at RT
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Background References
  1. Small-molecule RETRA suppresses mutant p53-bearing cancer cells through a p73-dependent salvage pathway.
    Kravchenko et al.
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA, 2008;105:6302
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