Withaferin A

Cat. No. 2816

Withaferin A C28H38O6 [5119-48-2]

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Chemical Name: (4β,5β,6β,22R)-5,6-Epoxy-4,22,27-trihydroxy-1-oxoergosta-2,24-dien-26-oic acid δ-lactone

Biological Activity

Steroid lactone that displays anti-inflammatory, antitumor and antiangiogenic activity. Inhibits endothelial cells (HUVEC) sprouting in vitro (IC50 = 12 nM) and in vivo. Prevents NF-κB activation by inhibiting activation of IKKβ. Also inhibits chymotrypsin-like activity of the 20S proteasome.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
470.6
Formula:
C28H38O6
Solubility:
Soluble to 10 mM in DMSO and to 5 mM in ethanol
Purity:
>98 %
Storage:
Desiccate at -20°C
CAS No:
5119-48-2

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Kaileh et al (2007) Withaferin A strongly elicits IkB kinase β hyperphosphorylation concomitant with potent inhibition of its kinase activity. J.Biol.Chem. 282 4253. PMID: 17150968.

Yang et al (2007) The tumor proteasome is a primary target for the natural anticancer compound withaferin A isolated from "Indian Winter Cherry". Mol.Pharmacol. 71 426. PMID: 17093135.

Mohan et al (2004) Withaferin A is a potent inhibitor of angiogenesis. Angiogenesis 7 115. PMID: 15516832.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Withaferin A include:

Trendelenburg et al (2012) TAK-1/p38/nNFκB signaling inhibits myoblast differentiation by increasing levels of Activin A. Skelet Muscle 2 3. PMID: 22313861.

Yadav et al (2010) Celastrol suppresses invasion of colon and pancreatic cancer cells through the downregulation of expression of CXCR4 chemokine receptor. J Mol Med (Berl) 88 1243. PMID: 20798912.

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