Noncompetitive inhibitor of PCAF and p300 histone acetyltransferase (HAT) activity (IC50 values are ~5.0 and ~8.5 μM respectively). Inhibits NF-κB activation. Also reported to selectively activate Aurora kinase A-mediated phosphorylation of histone H3. Exhibits antitumor, antimicrobial and antioxidant activity.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 348.52. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.87 mL||14.35 mL||28.69 mL|
|5 mM||0.57 mL||2.87 mL||5.74 mL|
|10 mM||0.29 mL||1.43 mL||2.87 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.29 mL||0.57 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Kishore et al (2008) Specific small molecule activator of aurora kinase A induces autophosphorylation in a cell-free system. J.Med.Chem. 51 792 PMID: 18215015
Sung et al (2008) nacardic acid (6-nonadecyl salicylic acid), an inhibitor of histone acetyltransferase, suppresses expression of nuclear factor-κB-regulated gene products involved in cell survival, proliferation, invasion, and inflammation through inhibition of the Blood 111 4880 PMID: 18349320
Balasubramanyam et al (2003) Small molecule modulators of histone acetyltransferase p300. J.Biol.Chem. 278 19134 PMID: 12624111
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Keywords: hat histone acetyltransferase inhibitors inhibits nf-kb nf-kappab nf-κ aurora kinases A epigenetics Histone Acetyltransferases
1 Citation for Anacardic acid
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Anacardic acid include:
Bonnaud et al (2015) Borna disease virus phosphoprotein modulates epigenetic signaling in neurons to control viral replication. PLoS One 89 5996 PMID: 25810554
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