Catalog Number: 4418
Alternate Names: Ro 31-8959
Chemical Name: (2S)-N1-[(1S,2R)-3-[(3S,4aS,8aS)-3-[[(1,1-dimethylethyl)amino]carbonyl]octahydro-2(1H)-isoquinolinyl]-2-hydroxy-1-(phenylmethyl)propyl]-2-[(2-quinolinylcarbonyl)amino]butanediamide methanesulfonate
Biological Activity
Inhibitor of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) protease (Ki values are <0.1 and 0.12 nM for HIV-2 and HIV-1 protease respectively). Exhibits high antiviral activity and low cytotoxicity.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
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    Store at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Specific inhibitor of human immunodeficiency virus proteinase prevents the cytotoxic effects of a single-chain proteinase dimer and restores particle formation.
    Krausslich et al.
    J.Virol., 1992;66:567
  2. A series of potent HIV-1 protease inhibitors containing a hydroxyethyl secondary amine transition state isostere: synthesis, enzyme inhibition, and antiviral activity.
    Tucker et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 1992;35:2525
  3. Rational design of peptide-based HIV proteinase inhibitors.
    Roberts et al.
    Science, 1990;248:358
  4. Isophthalic acid derivatives: amino acid surrogates for the inhibition of HIV-1 protease.
    Kaldor et al.
    Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett., 1995;5:721

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

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  1. Provirus activation plus CD59 blockage triggers antibody-dependent complement-mediated lysis of latently HIV-1-infected cells.
    Authors: Lan Et al.
    J Immunol
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