Cat. No. 0448
Chemical Name: N-Benzyloxycarbonyl-L-leucylnorleuc
Biological ActivityPotent, cell-permeable inhibitor of the Ca2+-dependent protease, calpain. Prevents collagen- and thrombin-induced platelet aggregation, probably by blocking calpain induced phospholipase C and thromboxane synthase activation. Potent cathepsin L inhibitor. Recently shown to preferentially inhibit a subset of protein-tyrosine phosphatases.
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Tsujinaka et al (1988) Synthesis of a new cell penetrating calpain inhibitor (calpeptin). Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 153 1201. PMID: 2839170.
Sasaki et al (1990) Inhibitory effect of di-and tripeptidyl aldehydes on calpains and cathepsins. J.Enzyme Inhib. 3 195. PMID: 2079636.
Mehdi (1991) Cell-penetrating inhibitors of calpain. TiBS 16 150. PMID: 1877091.
Schoenwaelder and Burridge (1999) Evidence for a calpeptin-sensitive protein-tyrosine phosphatase upstream of the small GTPase Rho. J.Biol.Chem. 274 14359. PMID: 10318859.
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Keywords: Calpeptin, supplier, Calpain, cathepsin, L, inhibitors, Proteinases, Proteases, Ca2+Sensitive, Protease, modulators, Calcium-Sensitive, Ca2+, Signaling, Signalling