Cat. No. 1870
Chemical Name: 4-Methyl-N-(phenylmethyl)benzenesul
Biological ActivitySelective inhibitor of the ATPase activity of skeletal muscle myosin II subfragment 1 (S1) (IC50 ~ 5 mM). Reversibly blocks gliding motility and suppresses force and twitch production in fast skeletal muscle.
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Ramachandran et al (2003) Skeletal muscle myosin cross-bridge cycling is necessary for myofibrillogenesis. Cell Motil.Cytoskeleton 55 61. PMID: 12673599.
Shaw et al (2003) Mechanism of inhibition of skeletal muscle actomyosin by N-benzyl-p-toluenesulfonamide. Biochemistry 42 6128. PMID: 12755615.
Cheung et al (2001) A small-molecule inhibitor of skeletal muscle myosin II. Nat.Cell.Biol. 4 83. PMID: 11744924.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for BTS include:
Magown et al (2015) Direct optical activation of skeletal muscle fibres efficiently controls muscle contraction and attenuates denervation atrophy. Nat Commun 6 8506. PMID: 26460719.
Thorne et al (2012) Firefly luciferase in chemical biology: a compendium of inhibitors, mechanistic evaluation of chemotypes, and suggested use as a reporter. Chem Biol 19 1060. PMID: 22921073.
Boncompagni et al (2010) The I4895T mutation in the type 1 ryanodine receptor induces fiber-type specific alterations in skeletal muscle that mimic premature aging. Aging Cell 9 958. PMID: 20961389.
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