Cat. No. 1803
Alternative Name: Aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligand
Chemical Name: 2-(1H-Indol-3-ylcarbonyl)-4-thiazol
Biological ActivityEndogenous aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) agonist (Ki = 3 nM). Decreases Oct4 levels in U87 glioblastoma cells. Induces stem-like cancer cell differentiation in U87 tumor spheres and inhibits ovarian cancer cell proliferation in vitro. Suppresses tumor growth in U87 and OVCAR-3 cell xenografts in mice. Also inhibits TGF-β-induced human myofibroblast differentiation.
Licensing InformationSold under license, US Patent Application 2002183524
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Cheng et al (2015) Tryptophan derivatives regulate the transcription of Oct4 in stem-like cancer cells. Nat.Commun. 6 7209. PMID: 26059097.
Wang et al (2013) An endogenous aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligand inhibits proliferation and migration of human ovarian cancer cells. Cancer Lett. 340 63. PMID: 23851185.
Lehmann et al (2011) The aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligand ITE inhibits TGFß1-induced human myofibroblast differentiation. Am.J.Pathol. 178 1556. PMID: 21406171.
Song et al (2002) A ligand for the aryl hydrocarbon receptor isolated from lung. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 99 14694. PMID: 12409613.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for ITE include:
Wu et al (2014) ITE and TCDD differentially regulate the vascular remodeling of rat placenta via the activation of AhR. PLoS One 9 e86549. PMID: 24475139.
Nugent et al (2013) ITE, a novel endogenous nontoxic aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligand, efficiently suppresses EAU and T-cell-mediated immunity. PLoS One 54 7463. PMID: 24150760.
Wang et al (2013) An endogenous aryl hydrocarbon receptor ligand inhibits proliferation and migration of human ovarian cancer cells. Cancer Lett 340 63. PMID: 23851185.
Yeste et al (2012) Nanoparticle-mediated codelivery of myelin antigen and a tolerogenic small molecule suppresses experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109 11270. PMID: 22745170.
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