Cat. No. 5261
Chemical Name: 2,3,4,6,7,8-Hexahydro-4-(3-hydroxyp
Biological ActivityInhibitor of mitotic motor kinesin Eg5 (IC50 = 200 nM). Arrests mitosis, triggers apoptosis and up-regulates Hsp-70 expression in multiple human myeloma cell lines. Also inhibits the growth of several types of cancer cell lines (EC50 values are 330, 603, 743 and 881 nM in HCT116, Htert-HME1, BxPC3, K562 and NCI-H1299 cancer cells, respectively). Suppresses the migration and invasion of PANC1 cells in vitro. Cytoprotective.
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Sun et al (2011) Dimethylenastron suppresses human pancreatic cancer cell migration and invasion in vitro via allosteric inhibition of mitotic kinesin Eg5. Acta.Pharmacol Sin. 32 1543. PMID: 21986572.
Kaan et al (2010) Structural basis for inhibition of Eg5 by dihydropyrimidines: stereoselectivity of antimitotic inhibitors enastron, dimethylenastron and fluorastrol. J.Med.Chem. 53 5676. PMID: 20597485.
Liu et al (2006) Inhibition of the mitotic kinesin Eg5 up-regulates Hsp70 through the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt pathway in multiple myeloma cells. J.Biol.Chem. 281 18090. PMID: 16627469.
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