3-Deazaneplanocin A hydrochloride

Cat. No. 4703

3-Deazaneplanocin A hydrochloride C12H14N4O3.HCl [120964-45-6]

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Alternative Names: DZNep, NSC 617989

Chemical Name: (1S,2R,5R)-5-(4-Amino-1H-imidazo[4,5-c]pyridin-1-yl)-3-(hydroxymethyl)-3-cyclopentene-1,2-diol hydrochloride

Biological Activity

Histone methyltransferase inhibitor; decreases global histone methylation. Inhibits EZH2 histone methyltransferase and s-adenosylhomocysteine (SAH) hydrolase activity. Blocks trimethylation of lysine 27 on histone H3 and lysine 20 on histone H4 in vitro. Induces apoptosis in multiple cancer cell lines and has no apoptotic effect on normal cells. Enhances Oct4 expression in chemically induced pluripotent stem cells (CiPSCs).

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in water
>98 %
Store at -20°C

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Tseng et al (1989) Synthesis of 3-deazaneplanocin A, a powerful inhibitor of S-adenosylhomocysteine hydrolase with potent and selective in vitro and in vivo antiviral activities. J.Med.Chem. 32 1442. PMID: 2544721.

Tan et al (2007) Pharmacologic disruption of Polycomb-repressive complex 2-mediated gene repression selectively induces apoptosis in cancer cells. Genes Dev. 21 1050. PMID: 17437993.

Miranda et al (2009) DZNep is a global histone methylation inhibitor that reactivates developmental genes not silenced by DNA methylation. Mol.Cancer Ther. 8 1579. PMID: 19509260.

Hou et al (2013) Pluripotent stem cells induced from mouse somatic cells by small-molecule compounds. Science 341 651. PMID: 23868920.

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