Cat. No. 1956

Bestatin C16H24N2O4 [58970-76-6]

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Alternative Name: Ubenimex

Chemical Name: N-[(2S,3R)-3-Amino-2-hydroxy-1-oxo-4-phenylbutyl]-L-leucine

Biological Activity

Aminopeptidase inhibitor (Ki = 0.001 - 90 mM); inhibits enkephalin metabolism and leukotriene A4 hydrolase. Inhibits tumor cell proliferation.

Technical Data

Soluble to 50 mM in 1eq. NaOH
>99 %
Desiccate at +4°C

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Scornik and Botbol (2001) Bestatin as an experimental tool in mammals. Curr.Drug Metab. 2 67. PMID: 11465152.

Imamura and Kimura (2000) Effect of ubenimex (Bestatin) on the cell growth and phenotype of HL-60 and HL-60R cell lines: up- and down-regulation of CD13/aminopeptidase N. Leuk.Lymphoma 37 663. PMID: 11042531.

Umezawa et al (1976) Bestatin, an inhibitor of aminopeptidase B, produced by actinomycetes. J.Antibiot. 29 97. PMID: 931798.

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