Cat. No. 3504
Chemical Name: P,P'-[1-Hydroxy-2-(3-pyridonyl)ethyl
Biological ActivityOrally active biphosphonate that inhibits farnesyl diphosphate (FPP) synthase (IC50 = 100 nM). Exhibits antiproliferative and proapoptotic activity in numerous tumor cell lines and inhibits osteoclast-mediated bone resorption in vivo.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Fournier et al (2008) Lowering bone mineral affinity of bisphosphonates as a therapeutic stragey to optimize skeletal tumor growth inhibition in vivo. Cancer Res. 68 8945. PMID: 18974139.
Stresing et al (2007) Bisphosphonates in cancer therapy. Cancer Letts. 257 16. PMID: 17697748.
Coxon et al (2006) Recent advances in understanding the mechanism of action of bisphosphonates. Curr.Opin.Pharmacol. 6 307. PMID: 16650801.
Dunford et al (2001) Structure-activity relationships for inhibition of farnesyl diphosphate synthase in vitro and inhibition of bone resorption in vivo by nitrogen-containing bisphosphonates. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 296 235. PMID: 11160603.
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