Discontinued Product

L-DON (Cat. No. 6809) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Glutaminase inhibitor; also inhibits other glutamine-using enzymes and transporters
Chemical Name: 6-Diazo-5-oxo-L-norleucine
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for L-DON

L-DON is a glutaminase inhibitor (Ki = 6 μM). Also inhibits other glutamine-using enzymes, amino acid transporters and transglutaminases. Displays antitumor effects and reduces tumor weight in a range of mouse xenograft models.

Technical Data for L-DON

M. Wt 171.15
Formula C6H9N3O3
Storage Store at -20°C
CAS Number 157-03-9
PubChem ID 9087
Smiles N[C@H](C(O)=O)CCC(C=[N+]=[N-])=O

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References for L-DON

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Thomas et al (2013) Kinetic characterization of ebselen, chelerythrine and apomor. as glutaminase inhibitors. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 438 243 PMID: 23850693

Ovejera et al (1979) Efficacy of 6-diazo-5-oxo-L-norleucine and N-[N-γ-glutamyl-6-diazo-5-oxo-norleucinyl]-6-diazo-5-oxo-norleucine against experimental tumors in conventional and nude mice. Cancer Res. 39 3220 PMID: 572261

Lemberg et al (2018) We're not "DON" yet: optimal dosing and prodrug delivery of 6-diazo-5-oxo-L-norleucine. Mol.Cancer Ther. 17 1824 PMID: 30181331

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