Apoptosis Activator 2
Cat. No. 2098
Chemical Name: 1-[(3,4-Dichlorophenyl)methyl]-1H-i
Biological ActivityApoptosis activator; promotes the cytochrome c-dependent oligomerization of Apaf-1 into the mature apoptosome. Increases procaspase-9 processing and subsequent caspase-3 activation. Induces apoptosis in tumor cells (IC50 = 4 - 9 μM for leukemia cells) with weak or no effect on normal cell lines or those defective/deficient in Apaf-1, caspase-9 or caspase-3 activity (IC50 > 40 μM).
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Alavian et al (2009) Elevtaed p75NTR expression causes death of engrailed-deficient midbrain dopaminergic neurons by Erk1/2 suppression. Neural Dev. 4 11. PMID: 19291307.
Jayaraman and Pike (2009) Progesterone attenuates oestrogen neuroprotection via downregulation of oestrogen receptor expression in cultured neurones. J.Neuroendocrinol. 21 77. PMID: 19094096.
Nguyen and Wells (2003) Direct activation of the apoptosis machinery as a mechanism to target cancer cells. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 100 7533.
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Stankiewicz et al (2005) Hsp70 inhibits heat-induced apoptosis upstream of mitochondria by preventing Bax translocation. PLoS One 280 38729. PMID: 16172114.
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