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Biological Activity for Olaparib
Olaparib is a potent PARP2 and PARP1 inhibitor (IC50 values are 1 and 5 nM, respectively). Olaparib abolishes PARP-1 activity at a concentration of 30-100 nM in SW620 cell lysates. BRCA1-deficient cell lines are hypersensitive to PARP inhibition by Olaparib in comparison with BRCA1- and BRCA2-proficient cells. Olaparib potentiates the antitumor activity of the methylating chemotherapeutic agent Temozolomide (Cat. No. 2706) in xenograft mouse model. Olaparib is orally bioavailable in rats.
Technical Data for Olaparib
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
Solubility Data for Olaparib
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
|ethanol||2.17||5 with gentle warming|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Olaparib
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 434.47. 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 for Olaparib
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Menear et al (2008) 4-[3-(4-cyclopropanecarbonylpiperazine-1-carbonyl)-4-fluorobenzyl]-2H-phthalazin-1-one: a novel bioavailable inhibitor of poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase-1. J.Med.Chem. 51 6581 PMID: 18800822
Raimundo et al (2021) BBIT20 inhibits homologous DNA repair with disruption of the BRCA1-BARD1 interaction in breast and ovarian cancer. Br.J.Pharmacol. 178 3627 PMID: 33899955
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