Cilastatin sodium

Cat. No. 2709

Cilastatin sodium C16H25N2NaO5S [81129-83-1]

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Alternative Name: MK 0791

Chemical Name: (2Z)-7-[[(2R)-2-Amino-2-carboxyethyl]thio]-2-[[[(1S)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropyl]carbonyl]amino]-2-heptenoic acid sodium salt

Biological Activity

Dipeptidase inhibitor (LTDase, leukotriene D4 hydrolase, dehydropeptidase I) that displays a Ki value of 0.11 μM. Inhibits metabolism of LTD4 to LTE4 and the hydrolysis of β-lactam antibiotics. Nephroprotective; reduces toxic accumulation of cyclosporin A in kidney proximal tubule epithelial cells.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 10 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Desiccate at -20°C

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Graham et al (1987) Inhibition of the mammalian β-lactamase renal dipeptidase (dehydropeptidase-I) by (Z)-2-(acylamino)-3-substituted-propenoic acids. J.Med.Chem. 30 1074. PMID: 3495664.

White et al (1999) A continuous fluorometric assay for leukotriene D4 hydrolase. Anal.Biochem. 268 245. PMID: 10075814.

Perez et al (2004) Inhibition of brush border dipeptidase with cilastatin reduces toxic accumulation of cyclosporin A in kidney proximal tubule epithelial cells. Nephrol.Dial.Transplant. 19 2445. PMID: 15252165.

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Keywords: Cilastatin sodium, supplier, Dipeptidase, LTDase, leukotrienes, eicosanoids, D4, hydrolase, dehydropeptidase, I, inhibitors, metabolism, LTD4, LTE4, Proteases, Proteinases, MK0791

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