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Inhibitor of the PARP domain of tankyrase 1 and 2 (TNKS1/2). Activity results in stabilization of Axin2 and increased degradation of β-catenin; inhibits the β-catenin signaling pathway. Also shown to decrease canonical Wnt signaling in SW480 and HCT-15 colon carcinoma cell lines; reduces cell cycle progression and proliferation in SW480 cells in vitro.
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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 434.48. 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|
|1 mM||2.3 mL||11.51 mL||23.02 mL|
|5 mM||0.46 mL||2.3 mL||4.6 mL|
|10 mM||0.23 mL||1.15 mL||2.3 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.23 mL||0.46 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Waaler et al (2012) A novel tankyrase inhibitor decreases canonical Wnt signaling in colon carcinoma cells and reduces tumor growth in conditional APC mutant mice. Cancer Res. 72 2822 PMID: 22440753
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Hong et al (2015) β-catenin promotes regulatory T-cell responses in tumors by inducing vitamin A metabolism in dendritic cells. Cancer Res 75 656 PMID: 25568183
Okamoto et al (2018) MERIT40-dependent recruitment of tankyrase to damaged DNA and its implication for cell sensitivity to DNA-damaging anticancer drugs. Oncotarget 9 35844 PMID: 30533199
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