A23187, free acid

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Cat.No. 1234 - A23187, free acid | C29H37N3O6 | CAS No. 52665-69-7
Description: Calcium ionophore
Alternative Names: Calcimycin
Chemical Name: 5-(Methylamino)-2-[[2R,3R,6S,8S,9R,11R) -3,9,11-trimethyl-8-[(1S)-1-methyl-2-oxo-2-(1H-pyrrol-2-yl)-ethyl]-1,7-dioxaspiro[5.5]undec-2-yl]methyl]-4-benzoxazolecarboxylic acid
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (6)

Biological Activity

Calcium ionophore that induces Ca2+-dependent cell death by increasing intracellular calcium concentration. Promotes intracelllular ROS generation and platelet particle formation (fragmentation) in vitro and in vivo. Can be used to induce autophagy in mammalian cells.

Technical Data

M. Wt 523.63
Formula C29H37N3O6
Storage Desiccate at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 52665-69-7
PubChem ID 11957499
Smiles [H][C@@]1([C@H](C)C(C5=CC=CN5)=O)[C@H](C)C[C@@H](C)[C@@]2(O[C@H](CC3=NC(C(C(O)=O)=C(NC)C=C4)=C4O3)[C@H](C)CC2)O1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 26.18 50

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.91 mL 9.55 mL 19.1 mL
5 mM 0.38 mL 1.91 mL 3.82 mL
10 mM 0.19 mL 0.95 mL 1.91 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.19 mL 0.38 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Kajitani et al (2007) Mechanism of A23187-induced apoptosis in HL-60 cells: dependency on mitochondrial permeability transition but not NADPH oxidase. Biosci.Biotechnol.Bichem. 71 2701 PMID: 7535265

Nardi et al (2007) Platelet particle formation by anti-GPIIIa49-66 Ab, Ca2+ ionophore A23187, and phorbol myristate acetate is induced by reactive oxygen species and inhibited by dexamethasone blockade of platelet phospholipase A2, 12-lipoxygenase, and Blood 110 1989 PMID: 17545506

Sakanashi et al (2009) Zn2+, derived from cell preparation, partly attenuates Ca2+-dependent cell death induced by A23187, calcium ionophore, in rat thymocytes. Toxicol.In Vitro 23 338 PMID: 19124067

Ding et al (2007) Differential effects of endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced autophagy on cell survival. J.Biol.Chem. 282 4702 PMID: 17135238

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6 Citations for A23187, free acid

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for A23187, free acid include:

Díaz et al (2015) Biomechanical forces promote blood development through prostaglandin E2 and the cAMP-PKA signaling axis. J Exp Med 212 665 PMID: 25870199

Cahalan et al (2015) Piezo1 links mechanical forces to red blood cell volume. Cardiovasc Res 4 PMID: 26001274

Yung et al (2013) Activation of AMPK inhibits cervical cancer cell growth through AKT/FOXO3a/FOXM1 signaling cascade. Neuropharmacology 13 327 PMID: 23819460

Harper and Poole (2013) Chloride channels are necessary for full platelet phosphatidylserine exposure and procoagulant activity. BMC Cancer 4 e969 PMID: 24357800

Arozarena et al (2011) Oncogenic BRAF induces melanoma cell invasion by downregulating the cGMP-specific phosphodiesterase PDE5A. Cancer Cell 19 45 PMID: 21215707

Cheang et al (2011) Endothelial nitric oxide synthase enhancer reduces oxidative stress and restores endothelial function in db/db mice. Cell Death Dis 92 267 PMID: 21875904

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