Antifibrotic agent; inhibits fibrosis by targeting the MRTF/SRF gene transcription pathway. Selectively inhibits proliferation of SSc-derived dermal fibroblasts but not that of normal fibroblasts. Inhibits expression of CTGF, α-SMA, and COL1A2 in SSc fibroblasts as well as in LPA and in TGFβ-stimulated fibroblasts. Prevents bleomycin-induced skin thickening and collagen deposition in vivo. Also suppresses PC-3 cell migration in scratch wound assays (IC50 = 4.2 μM).
|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 408.88. 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|
|0.5 mM||4.89 mL||24.46 mL||48.91 mL|
|2.5 mM||0.98 mL||4.89 mL||9.78 mL|
|5 mM||0.49 mL||2.45 mL||4.89 mL|
|25 mM||0.1 mL||0.49 mL||0.98 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Michel et al (2014) Hope for disease-modifying treatment of systemic sclerosis/scleroderma. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 350 480 PMID: 25053235
Bell et al (2013) Optimization of novel nipecotic bis(amide) inhibitors of the Rho/MKL1/SRF transcriptional pathway as potential anti-metastasis agents. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 23 3826 PMID: 23707258
Haak et al (2014) Targeting the myofibroblast genetic switch: inhibitors of myocardin-related transcription factor/serum response factor-regulated gene transcription prevent fibrosis in a murine model of skin injury. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 349 480 PMID: 24706986
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Zhu et al (2017) Similar regulatory mechanisms of caveolins and cavins by myocardin family coactivators in arterial and bladder smooth muscle. PLoS One 12 e0176759 PMID: 28542204
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