Pepstatin A

Cat. No. 1190

Pepstatin A H-iso-Valeryl-Val-Val-4-amino-3-hydroxy-6-methylheptanoyl-Ala-4-amino-3-hydroxy-6-methylheptanoic-acid

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Biological Activity

Irreversible inhibitor of aspartic proteases. Inhibits lysosomal proteases and interferes with autolysosomal digestion when used in combination with E 64d (Cat. No. 4545).

Technical Data


(Modifications: Val-1 = N-terminal H-iso-Valeryl, Val-2 = Val-4-amino-3-hydroxy-6-methylheptanoyl, Ala-3 = Ala-4-amino-3-hydroxy-6-methylheptanoic-acid)

Soluble to 1 mg/ml in ethanol with gentle warming
Desiccate at -20°C

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Sato et al (2007) Autophagy is activated in colorectal cancer cells and contributes to the tolerance to nutrient deprivation. Cancer Res. 67 9677. PMID: 17942897.

Marciniszyn et al (1976) Mode of inhibition of acid proteases by pepstatin. J.Biol.Chem. 251 7088. PMID: 993206.

Merck Index 12 7290.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Pepstatin A include:

Tsai et al (2013) WWOX suppresses autophagy for inducing apoptosis in methotrexate-treated human squamous cell carcinoma. J Neurosci 4 e792. PMID: 24008736.

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