Bax channel blocker

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Cat.No. 2160 - Bax channel blocker | C19H21Br2N3O.2HCl | CAS No. 329349-20-4
Description: Allosteric inhibitor of Bax channel activation
Alternative Names: BAI1
Chemical Name: 3,6-Dibromo-α-(1-piperazinylmethyl)-9H-carbazole-9-ethanol dihydrochloride
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
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Citations (2)
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Biological Activity

Allosteric inhibitor of Bax channel activation. Binds inactive Bax at allosteric site and inhibits tBID-mediated Bax activation (IC50 = 3.3 μM). Selectively inhibits Bax-dependent apoptosis. Potent inhibitor of Bax-mediated mitochondrial cytochrome c release (IC50 = 0.52 μM).

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Technical Data

M. Wt 540.12
Formula C19H21Br2N3O.2HCl
Storage Desiccate at RT
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 329349-20-4
PubChem ID 2729026
InChI Key HWFKCAFKXZFOQT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles Cl.Cl.OC(CN1C2=C(C=C(Br)C=C2)C2=C1C=CC(Br)=C2)CN1CCNCC1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
water 2.34 5
DMSO 46.72 100

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 540.12. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree 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 1.85 mL 9.26 mL 18.51 mL
5 mM 0.37 mL 1.85 mL 3.7 mL
10 mM 0.19 mL 0.93 mL 1.85 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.19 mL 0.37 mL

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References

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Bombrun et al (2003) 3,6-Dibromocarbazole piperazine derivatives of 2-propanol as first inhibitors of cytochrome c release via Bax channel modulation. J.Med.Chem. 46 21

Garner et al (2019) Small-molecule allosteric inhibitors of BAX. Nat.Chem.Biol. 15 322 PMID: 30718816


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2 Citations for Bax channel blocker

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Sano et al (2016) Vacuolin-1 inhibits autophagy by impairing lysosomal maturation via PIKfyve inhibition. FEBS Lett 590 1576 PMID: 27135648

Ono et al (2017) Feedback activation of AMPK-mediated autophagy acceleration is a key resistance mechanism against SCD1 inhibitor-induced cell growth inhibition. PLoS One 12 e0181243 PMID: 28704514


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