MKT 077

Cat. No. 4621

MKT 077 C21H22ClN3OS2 [147366-41-4]

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Chemical Name: 1-Ethyl-2-[[3-ethyl-5-(3-methyl-2(3H)-benzothiazolylidene)-4-oxo-2-thiazolidinylidene]methyl]-pyridinium chloride

Biological Activity

Occupies mortalin-2 (mot-2), a member of the Hsp70 family, at its p53 binding site and enables p53 translocation to the nucleus. Selectively cytotoxic; causes growth arrest of cancer cells in culture. Also inhibits telomerase activity and cross-links F-actin.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in water and to 50 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at +4°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Patury et al (2009) Pharmacological targeting of the Hsp70 chaperone. Curr.Top.Med.Chem. 9 1337. PMID: 19860737.

Wadhwa et al (2002) Rhodacyanine dye MKT-077 inhibits in vitro telomerase activity but has no detectable effects on telomerase activity in vivo. Cancer Res. 62 4434. PMID: 12154051.

Wadhwa et al (2000) Selective toxicity of MKT-077 to cancer cells is mediated by its binding to the hsp70 family protein mot-2 and reactivation of p53 function. Cancer Res. 60 6818. PMID: 11156371 .

Tikoo et al (1999) Treatment of Ras-induced cancers by the F-actin cappers tensin and chaetoglobosin K, in combination with the caspase-1 inhibitor N1445. Cancer J.Sci.Am. 5 293. PMID: 10526670.

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