Cat. No. 3084
Chemical Name: 2-Hydroxy-6-pentadecylbenzoic acid
Biological ActivityNoncompetitive inhibitor of PCAF and p300 histone acetyltransferase (HAT) activity (IC50 values are ~5.0 and ~8.5 μM respectively). Inhibits NF-κB activation. Also reported to selectively activate Aurora kinase A-mediated phosphorylation of histone H3. Exhibits antitumor, antimicrobial and antioxidant activity.
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Cui et al (2008) Histone acetyltransferase inhibitor anacardic acid causes changes in global gene expression during in vitro Plasmodium falciparum development. Eurkaryot.Cell 7 1200.
Kishore et al (2008) Specific small molecule activator of aurora kinase A induces autophosphorylation in a cell-free system. J.Med.Chem. 51 792. PMID: 18215015.
Sung et al (2008) Anacardic acid (6-nonadecyl salicylic acid), an inhibitor of histone acetyltransferase, suppresses expression of nuclear factor-κB-regulated gene products involved in cell survival, proliferation, invasion, and inflammation through inhibition of the inhibitory subunit of nuclear factor-κBα kinase, leading to potentiation of apoptosis. Blood 111 4880. PMID: 18349320.
Balasubramanyam et al (2003) Small molecule modulators of histone acetyltransferase p300. J.Biol.Chem. 278 19134. PMID: 12624111.
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