Potent and selective dihydroorotate dehydrogenase (DHODH) inhibitor (IC50 = ~20 nM). Causes depletion of pyrimidine nucleotides. Exhibits minimal inhibition against a panel of >400 kinases. Triggers differentiation of AML cell lines (ED50 = ~ 1 μM. Note uridine concentration effects ED50 value). Causes differentiation and depletion of leukemia-initiating cells in vivo. Antimetabolite.
|Storage||Store at +4°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 397.35. 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||2.52 mL||12.58 mL||25.17 mL|
|5 mM||0.5 mL||2.52 mL||5.03 mL|
|10 mM||0.25 mL||1.26 mL||2.52 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.25 mL||0.5 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Arteaga (1989) Phase I clinical and pharmacokinetic trial of Brequinar sodium (DuP 785; NSC 368390). Cancer Res. 49 4648 PMID: 2743343
Sykes et al (2016) Inhibition of dihydroorotate dehydrogenase overcomes differentiation blockade in acute myeloid leukemia. Cell 167 171 PMID: 27641501
Peters et al (1987) Inhibition of pyrimidine de novo synthesis by DUP-785 (NSC 368390). Invest.New Drugs 5 235 PMID: 2822596
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