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Description: Selective allosteric glutaminase (GLS1) inhibitor
Chemical Name: N,N'-[Thiobis(2,1-ethanediyl-1,3,4-thiadiazole-5,2-diyl)]bisbenzeneacetamide
Purity: ≥95% (HPLC)
Citations (3)
Reviews (1)
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for BPTES

BPTES is an allosteric glutaminase (GLS1) inhibitor (IC50 = 3.3 μM). Selective for GLS1 over GLS2 and γ-glutamyl transpeptidase. Induces cell death of P493 human lymphoma B cells in vitro and reduces tumor volume of P493 cell xenografts in mice.

Technical Data for BPTES

M. Wt 524.68
Formula C24H24N6O2S3
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥95% (HPLC)
CAS Number 314045-39-1
PubChem ID 3372016

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Solubility Data for BPTES

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 10.49 20

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.2 mM 9.53 mL 47.65 mL 95.3 mL
1 mM 1.91 mL 9.53 mL 19.06 mL
2 mM 0.95 mL 4.76 mL 9.53 mL
10 mM 0.19 mL 0.95 mL 1.91 mL

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References for BPTES

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

Le et al (2012) Glucose-independent glutamine metabolism via TCA cycling for proliferation and survival in B cells. Cell.Metab. 15 110 PMID: 22225880

Shukla et al (2012) Design, synthesis, and pharmacological evaluation of bis-2-(5-phenylacetamido-1,2,4-thiadiazol-2-yl)ethyl sulfide 3 (BPTES) analogs as glutaminase inhibitors. J.Med.Chem. 55 10551 PMID: 23151085

DeLaBarre et al (2011) Full-length human glutaminase in complex with an allosteric inhibitor. Biochemistry 50 10764 PMID: 22049910

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3 Citations for BPTES

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for BPTES include:

Santosh et al (2021) The mitochondrial carrier SFXN1 is critical for complex III integrity and cellular metabolism. Cell Rep 34 108869 PMID: 33730581

Ryan M et al (2020) Mitochondrial Pyruvate Carrier 1 Promotes Peripheral T Cell Homeostasis through Metabolic Regulation of Thymic Development. Cell Rep 30 2889-2899.e6 PMID: 32130894

Ryan M et al (2023) miRNA-1 promotes acute myeloid leukemia cell pathogenesis through metabolic regulation. Front Genet 14 1192799 PMID: 37229187

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GLS inhibition.
By Anonymous on 09/20/2018
Species: Human

incubation, slight effect

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