Z-VAD-FMK

Cat. No. 2163

Z-VAD-FMK Z-Val-Ala-Asp(OMe)-fluoromethylketone

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Chemical Name: Benzyloxycarbonyl-Val-Ala-Asp(OMe)-fluoromethylketone

Biological Activity

Cell-permeable, irreversible pan-caspase inhibitor. Inhibits caspase processing and apoptosis induction in tumor cells in vitro (IC50 = 0.0015 - 5.8 mM). Active in vivo.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
467.49
Formula:
C22H30FN3O7
Sequence:
VAD

(Modifications: Val-1 = Z-Val, Asp-3 = (OMe)-fluoromethylketone)

Solubility:
Soluble to 9.35 mg/ml in DMSO
Storage:
Store at -20°C
CAS No:
187389-52-2

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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Garcia-Calvo et al (1998) Inhibition of human caspases by peptide-based and macromolecular inhibitors. J.Biol.Chem. 273 32608. PMID: 9829999.

King et al (1998) Processing/activation of caspases, -3 and -7 and -8 but not caspase-2, in the induction of apoptosis in B-chronic lyphocytic leukemia cells. Leukemia 12 1553. PMID: 9766499.

Kunstle et al (1997) ICE-protease inhibitors block murine liver injury and apoptosis caused by CD95 or by TNF-α. Immunol.Lett. 55 5. PMID: 9093874.

Slee et al (1996) Benzyloxycarbonyl-Val-Ala-Asp (OMe) fluoromethylketone (Z-VAD.FMK) inhibits apoptosis by blocking the processing of CPP32. Biochem.J. 315 21. PMID: 8670109.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Z-VAD-FMK include:

Karabay et al (2016) Methylsulfonylmethane Induces p53 Independent Apoptosis in HCT-116 Colon Cancer Cells International Journal of Molecular Sciences 17 1123. PMID: 27428957.

Nedvetsky et al (2014) Parasympathetic innervation regulates tubulogenesis in the developing salivary gland. Dev Cell 30 449. PMID: 25158854.

Sagher et al (2014) The small molecule NSC676914A is cytotoxic and differentially affects NFκB signaling in ovarian cancer cells and HEK293 cells. Cancer Cell Int 14 75. PMID: 25324692.

Im-aram et al (2013) The mTORC2 component rictor contributes to cisplatin resistance in human ovarian cancer cells. PLoS One 8 e75455. PMID: 24086535.

Jahchan et al (2013) A drug repositioning approach identifies tricyclic antidepressants as inhibitors of small cell lung cancer and other neuroendocrine tumors. Cancer Discov 3 1364. PMID: 24078773.

Kim et al (2013) A ginseng metabolite, compound K, induces autophagy and apoptosis via generation of reactive oxygen species and activation of JNK in human colon cancer cells. Cell Death Dis 4 e750. PMID: 23907464.

Woo et al (2012) Calpain-mediated processing of p53-associated parkin-like cytoplasmic protein (PARC) affects chemosensitivity of human ovarian cancer cells by promoting p53 subcellular trafficking. J Biol Chem 287 3963. PMID: 22117079.

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