Cat. No. 5739

Prostratin C22H30O6 [60857-08-1]

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Chemical Name: (1aR,1bS,4aR,7aS,7bR,8R,9aS)-9a-(Acetyloxy)-1,1a,1b,4,4a,7a,7b,8,9,9a-decahydro-4a,7b-dihydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)-1,1,6,8-tetramethyl-5H-cyclopropa[3,4]benz[1,2-e]azulen-5-one

Biological Activity

PKC activator. Inhibits growth and induces differentiation of AML cell lines. Enhances cytarabine-induced differentiation of AML cells. Inhibits tumorigenesis in KRAS mutant pancreatic cancer cells and reduces tumor growth in mouse pancreatic tumor models. Also NF-κB activator. Activates HIV gene expression in T cells. Orally available.

Technical Data

Soluble to 75 mM in DMSO and to 25 mM in ethanol
>98 %
Store at -20°C

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Shen et al (2015) The protein kinase C agonist prostratin induces differentiation of human myeloid leukemia cells and enhances cellular differentiation by chemotherapeutic agents. Cancer Lett. 356 686. PMID: 25449427.

Wang et al (2015) K-Ras promotes tumorigenicity through suppression of non-canonical Wnt signaling. Cell 163 1237. PMID: 26590425.

Wang et al (2014) Protein kinase D3 is essential for prostratin-activated transcription of integrated HIV-1 provirus promoter via NF-κB signaling pathway. BioMed Res.Int. 2014 968027. PMID: 25136641.

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