Thalidomide

Cat. No. 0652

Thalidomide C13H10N2O4 [50-35-1]

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Chemical Name: N-(2,6-dioxo-3-piperidinyl)phthalimide

Biological Activity

Selective inhibitor of tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α) synthesis. Also binds cereblon, inhibiting ubiquitin ligase activity. Teratogen, sedative-hypnotic with inherent anti-inflammatory properties.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
258.23
Formula:
C13H10N2O4
Solubility:
Soluble to 25 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
50-35-1

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Product Datasheet / Safety Datasheet

References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Ito et al (2010) Identification of a primary target of thalidomide teratogenicity. Science 327 1345. PMID: 20223979.

Zhang et al (2008) Thalidomide influences growth and vasculogenic mimicry channel formation in melanoma. J.Exp.Clin.Cancer Res. 27 60. PMID: 18983651.

Boireau et al (1997) Thalidomide reduces MPTP-induced decrease in striatal dopamine levels in mice. Neurosci.Lett. 234 123. PMID: 9364513.

Kanbayashi et al (1996) Thalidomide, a hypnotic with immune modulating properties, increases cataplexy in canine narcolepsy. Neuroreport 7 1881. PMID: 8905685.

Makonkawkeyoon et al (1993) Thalidomide inhibits the replication of human-immunodeficiency-virus type 1. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 90 5974. PMID: 8327469.

Sampaio et al (1991) Thalidomide selectively inhibits tumor necrosis factor α production by stimulated human monocytes. J.Exp.Med. 173 699. PMID: 1997652.

Merck Index 12 9390.

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

Girgis et al (2010) Effect of thalidomide and arsenic trioxide on the release of tumor necrosis factor-α and vascular endothelial growth factor from the KG-1a human acute myelogenous leukemia cell line. MBio 1 663. PMID: 22966360.

Gu et al (2010) Intraperitoneal injection of thalidomide attenuates bone cancer pain and decreases spinal tumor necrosis factor-α expression in a mouse model. Mol Pain 6 64. PMID: 20923560.

Kannappan et al (2010) γ-Tocotrienol but not γ-tocopherol blocks STAT3 cell signaling pathway through induction of protein-tyrosine phosphatase SHP-1 and sensitizes tumor cells to chemotherapeutic agents. J Biol Chem 285 33520. PMID: 20720018.

Pandey et al (2010) Betulinic acid suppresses STAT3 activation pathway through induction of protein tyrosine phosphatase SHP-1 in human multiple myeloma cells. Int J Cancer 127 282. PMID: 19937797.

Sandur et al (2010) 5-hydroxy-2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone, a vitamin K3 analogue, suppresses STAT3 activation pathway through induction of protein tyrosine phosphatase, SHP-1: potential role in chemosensitization. Mol Cancer Res 8 107. PMID: 20068065.

Sung et al (2009) Curcumin circumvents chemoresistance in vitro and potentiates the effect of thalidomide and bortezomib against human multiple myeloma in nude mice model. Mol Cancer Ther 8 959. PMID: 19372569.

Ahn et al (2007) Salinosporamide A (NPI-0052) potentiates apoptosis, suppresses osteoclastogenesis, and inhibits invasion through down-modulation of NF-kappaB regulated gene products. Blood 110 2286. PMID: 17609425.

Pathak et al (2007) Ursolic acid inhibits STAT3 activation pathway leading to suppression of proliferation and chemosensitization of human multiple myeloma cells. Mol Cancer Res 5 943. PMID: 17855663.

Eter and Spitznas (2002) DMSO mimics inhibitory effect of thalidomide on choriocapillary endothelial cell proliferation in culture. Oncol Lett 86 1303. PMID: 12386094.

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