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Biological Activity for Centrinone
Centrinone is a high affinity and selective PLK4 inhibitor (Ki = 0.16 nM). Exhibits >1000-fold selectivity for PLK4 over Aurora A and Aurora B. Depletes centriole and centrosome levels in vitro. Induces cell cycle arrest in normal human cell lines in a p53-dependent manner. Decreases expression of pluripotency markers and induces differentiation in pluripotent stem cells.
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Technical Data for Centrinone
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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Solubility Data for Centrinone
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Centrinone
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 633.65. 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|
|0.5 mM||3.16 mL||15.78 mL||31.56 mL|
|2.5 mM||0.63 mL||3.16 mL||6.31 mL|
|5 mM||0.32 mL||1.58 mL||3.16 mL|
|25 mM||0.06 mL||0.32 mL||0.63 mL|
References for Centrinone
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Wong et al (2015) Reversible centriole depletion with an inhibitor of Polo-like kinase 4. Science 348 1155 PMID: 25931445
Renzova et al (2019) Inactivation of PLK4-STIL module prevents self-renewal and triggers p53-dependent differentiation in human pluripotent stem cells. Stem Cell Reports. 11 959 PMID: 30197118
Meitinger et al (2020) TRIM37 controls cancer-specific vulnerability to PLK4 inhibition. Nature. PMID: 32908304
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I have used this product in HeLa cells to abolish centrosomes and then track the recruitment kinetics of centriole biogenesis
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