Cat. No. 1228

Nocodazole C14H11N3O3S [31430-18-9]

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Chemical Name: [5-(2-Thienylcarbonyl)-1H-benzimidazol-2-yl]carbonic acid, methyl ester

Biological Activity

Microtubule inhibitor; inhibits mitosis. Also inhibits autophagosome-lysosome fusion. Enhances homology-directed repair (HDR) efficiency 9 to 31% (depending on cell cycle phase) and increases Cas9-mediated gene editing frequencies.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
>95 %
Store at RT

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Lin et al (2014) Enhanced homology-directed human genome engineering by controlled timing of CRISPR/Cas9 delivery. Elife 3 e04766. PMID: 25497837.

Mizushima et al (2010) Methods in mammalian autophagy research. Cell 140 313. PMID: 20144757.

Webb et al (2004) Microtubule disruption inhibits autophagosome-lysosome fusion: implications for studying the roles of aggresomes in polyglutamine diseases. Int.J.Biochem.Cell Biol. 36 2541. PMID: 15325591.

Vasquez et al (1997) Nanomolar concentrations of nocodazole alter microtubule dynamic instability in vivo and in vitro. Mol.Biol.Cell 8 973. PMID: 9201709.

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

Guo et al (2016) Site-specific proteasome phosphorylation controls cell proliferation and tumorigenesis. Front Cell Neurosci 18 202. PMID: 26655835.

Lin et al (2015) Drosophila homologue of Diaphanous 1 (DIAPH1) controls the metastatic potential of colon cancer cells by regulating microtubule-dependent adhesion. Nat Commun 6 18577. PMID: 26124177.

Tauchman et al (2015) Stable kinetochore-microtubule attachment is sufficient to silence the spindle assembly checkpoint in human cells. Nat Cell Biol 6 10036. PMID: 26620470.

Hutchins and Wray (2014) Capture of microtubule plus-ends at the actin cortex promotes axophilic neuronal migration by enhancing microtubule tension in the leading process. Methods Mol Biol 8 400. PMID: 25505874.

Seese et al (2012) LTP induction translocates cortactin at distant synapses in wild-type but not Fmr1 knock-out mice. J Neurosci 32 7403. PMID: 22623686.

Rood et al (2011) Methods for purification of proteins associated with cellular poly(ADP-ribose) and PARP-specific poly(ADP-ribose). Anal Biochem 780 153. PMID: 21870260.

Schapitz et al (2010) Neuroligin 1 is dynamically exchanged at postsynaptic sites. Oncotarget 30 12733. PMID: 20861378.

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