Cat. No. 4995

Phortress C20H23FN4OS.2HCl [328087-38-3]

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Chemical Name: (2S)-2,6-Diamino-N-[4-(5-fluoro-2-benzothiazolyl)-2-methylphenyl]hexanamide dihydrochloride

Biological Activity

Prodrug of the antitumor agent 5F 203, which acts via binding to aryl hydrocarbon receptors. Induces expression of CYP1A1 and generates adducts in the DNA of sensitive MCF7 and IGROV-1 cells.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Store at -20°C

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Bradshaw and Westwell (2004) The development of the antitumour benzothiazole prodrug, phortress, as a clinical candidate. Curr.Med.Chem. 11 1241. PMID: 15078163.

Leong et al (2004) In vitro, in vivo and in silico analyses of the antitumor activity of 2(-4-amino-3-methylphenyl)-5-fluorobenzothiazoles. Mol.Cancer Ther. 3 1565. PMID: 15634650.

Leong et al (2003) Antitumour 2-(4-aminophenyl)benzothiazoles generate DNA adducts in sensitive tumour cells in vitro and in vivo. Br.J.Cancer 88 470. PMID: 12569393.

Trapani et al (2003) DNA damage and cell cycle arrest induced by 2-(4-amino-3-methylphenyl)-5-fluorobenzothiazole (5F 203, NSC 703786) is attenuated by aryl hydrocarbon receptor deficient MCF-7 cells. Br.J.Cancer 88 599. PMID: 12592376.

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Keywords: Phortress, supplier, antitumor, antitumour, cytotoxic, prodrug, aryl, hydrocarbon, receptors, AhRs, Tocris Bioscience, Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor products

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