Histone deacetylase inhibitor (IC50 = 100 nM). Induces terminal cell differentiation and causes an increase in hyperacetylated histone H4. Antiproliferative agent; suppresses the growth of human endometrial and ovarian cancer cells by inducing cell cycle arrest and apoptosis.
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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 307.39. 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||3.25 mL||16.27 mL||32.53 mL|
|5 mM||0.65 mL||3.25 mL||6.51 mL|
|10 mM||0.33 mL||1.63 mL||3.25 mL|
|50 mM||0.07 mL||0.33 mL||0.65 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Jung et al (1999) Amide analogues of trichostatin A as inhibitors of histone deacetylase and inducers of terminal cell differentiation. J.Med.Chem. 42 4669 PMID: 10579829
Takai et al (2006) M344 is a novel synthesized histone deacetylase inhibitor that induces growth inhibition, cell cycle arrest, and apoptosis in human endometrial cancer and ovarian cancer cells. Gynecol.Oncol. 101 108 PMID: 16263156
Riessland et al (2006) The benzamide M344, a novel histone deacetylase inhibitor, significantly increases SMN2 RNA/protein levels in spinal muscular atrophy cells. Hum.Genet. 120 101 PMID: 16724231
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Epigenetics Scientific Review
Written by Susanne Müller-Knapp and Peter J. Brown, this review gives an overview of the development of chemical probes for epigenetic targets, as well as the impact of these tool compounds being made available to the scientific community. In addition, their biological effects are also discussed. Epigenetic compounds available from Tocris are listed.
Epigenetics Research Bulletin
Produced by Tocris and updated in 2014, the epigenetics research bulletin gives an introduction into mechanisms of epigenetic regulation, and highlights key Tocris products for epigenetics targets including:
- DNA Methyltransferases
- Histone Deacetylases
- Histone Demethylases
- Histone Methyltransferases
Major depressive disorder is characterized by depressed mood and a loss of interest and/or pleasure. Updated in 2015 this poster highlights presynaptic and postsynaptic targets for the potential treatment of major depressive disorder, as well as outlining the pharmacology of currently approved antidepressant drugs.