Catalog Number: 4989
Chemical Name: 2-[[(2E,6E)-3,7,11-Trimethyl-2,6,10-dodecatrien-1-yl]thio]benzoic acid
Biological Activity
Inhibitor of active Ras proteins. Displaces active Ras from the plasma membrane; impairs downstream signaling and inhibits proliferation of endometrial carcinoma cells. Also facilitates Ras degradation. Shown to induce autophagy in several human cancer cell lines.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in 1eq. NaOH
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    Store at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Ras inhibition enhances autophagy, which partially protects cells from death.
    Schmukler et al.
    Oncotarget, 2013;4:142
  2. Growth of poorly differentiated endometrial carcinoma is inhibited by combined action of medroxyprogesterone acetate and the Ras inhibitor Salirasib.
    Faigenbaum et al.
    Oncotarget, 2013;4:316
  3. Dislodgement and accelerated degradation of Ras.
    Haklai et al.
    Biochemistry, 1998;37:1306

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

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  1. A systems-biological study on the identification of safe and effective molecular targets for the reduction of ultraviolet B-induced skin pigmentation.
    Authors: Lee Et al.
    J Virol
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