Cat. No. 4294
Chemical Name: [1-[[1-[(4-Bromophenyl)methyl]-1H-i
Biological ActivitySelective inhibitor of farnesyltransferase (FTase). Blocks farnesylation of H-Ras, N-Ras and K-Ras4B (IC50 values are 0.8, 1.2 and 2.0 nM respectively). Displays >50,000-fold selectivity for FTase over geranylgeranyltransferase (GGTase) I. Inhibits VEGF-induced Ras activation; suppresses angiogenesis in vivo and in vitro (IC50 = 75 nM). Orally active.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Kim et al (2010) The farnesyltransferase inhibitor LB42708 suppresses vascular endothelial growth factor-induced angiogenesis by inhibiting Ras-dependent mitogen-activated protein kinase and phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt signal pathways. Mol.Pharmacol. 78 142. PMID: 20406854.
Na et al (2004) Inhibition of farnesyltransferase prevents collagen-induced arthritis by down-regulation of inflammatory gene expression through suppresion of p21ras-dependent NF-κB activation. J.Immunol. 173 1276. PMID: 15240720.
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