Antitumor agent; selective for cells expressing oncogenic RAS. Also Ferroptosis activator; induces oxidative, non-apoptotic cell death in tumors by modulating mitochondrial voltage-dependent anion channels (VDAC). Cell permeable.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
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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 547.04. 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||1.83 mL||9.14 mL||18.28 mL|
|5 mM||0.37 mL||1.83 mL||3.66 mL|
|10 mM||0.18 mL||0.91 mL||1.83 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.18 mL||0.37 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Dolma et al (2003) Identification of genotype-selective antitumor agents using synthetic lethal chemical screening in engineered human tumor cells. Cancer Cell 3 285 PMID: 12676586
Yagoda et al (2007) RAS-RAF-MEK-dependent oxidative cell death involving voltage-dependent anion channels. Nature 447 864 PMID: 17568748
Dixon et al (2012) Ferroptosis: an iron-dependent form of nonapoptotic cell death. Cell 149 1060 PMID: 22632970
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