Cat. No. 2581
Chemical Name: 4-(Phenylmethyl)-1-piperazineacetic
Biological ActivityProcaspase-activating compound; activates procaspase-3 to produce caspase-3 (EC50 = 0.22 μM). Also activates procaspase-7 in a less efficient manner (EC50 = 4.5 μM). Pro-apoptotic; induces apoptosis in both cancerous and non-cancerous cells dependent on procaspase-3 concentration (IC50 values are 0.003 - 1.41 and 5.02 - 9.98 μM respectively).
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Peterson et al (2009) Procaspase-3 activation as an anti-cancer strategy: structure-activity relationship of procaspase-activating compound 1 (PAC-1) and its cellular co-localization with caspase-3. J.Med.Chem. 52 5721. PMID: 19708658.
Putt et al (2006) Small-molecule activation of procaspase-3 to caspase-3 as a personalized anticancer strategy. Nat.Chem.Biol. 2 543. PMID: 16936720.
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