Cat. No. 2293
Alternative Name: NSC 309132
Chemical Name: 1-β-D-Ribofuranosyl-2(1H)-pyrimidino
Biological ActivityOrally active DNA methyltransferase inhibitor. Inhibits tumor cell proliferation (IC50 = 120 μM) and re-activates silenced genes in T24 bladder carcinoma cells. Inhibits cytidine deaminase (Ki ~ 2 μM); induces differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells into cardiomyocytes.
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Naeem et al (2012) DNA methylation inhibitors, 5-azacytidine and zebularine potentiate the trans-differentiation of rat bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells into cardiomyocytes. Cardiovasc.Ther. [Epub ahead of print].
Ben-Kasus et al (2005) Metabolic activation of zebularine, a novel DNA methylation inhibitor, in human bladder carcinoma cells. Biochem.Pharmacol. 70 121. PMID: 15885659.
Laliberte et al (1992) Potent inhibitors for the deamination of cytosine arabinoside and 5-aza-2'-deoxycytidine by human cytidine deaminase. Cancer Chemother.Pharmacol. 30 7. PMID: 1375134.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Zebularine include:
Soltoff and Lannon (2013) Activation of ERK1/2 by store-operated calcium entry in rat parotid acinar cells. PLoS One 8 e72881. PMID: 24009711.
Biergans et al (2012) DNA methylation mediates the discriminatory power of associative long-term memory in honeybees. PLoS One 7 e39349. PMID: 22724000.
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