Irreversible inhibitor of aspartic proteases. Inhibits lysosomal proteases and interferes with autolysosomal digestion when used in combination with E 64d (Cat. No. 4545).
(Modifications: Val-1 = N-terminal H-iso-Valeryl, Val-2 = Val-4-amino-3-hydroxy-6-methylheptanoyl, Ala-3 = Ala-4-amino-3-hydroxy-6-methylheptanoic-acid)
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 1 mg/ml in ethanol with gentle warming|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 685.89. 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||1.46 mL||7.29 mL||14.58 mL|
|5 mM||0.29 mL||1.46 mL||2.92 mL|
|10 mM||0.15 mL||0.73 mL||1.46 mL|
|50 mM||0.03 mL||0.15 mL||0.29 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Marciniszyn et al (1976) Mode of inhibition of acid proteases by pepstatin. J.Biol.Chem. 251 7088 PMID: 993206
Sato et al (2007) Autophagy is activated in colorectal cancer cells and contributes to the tolerance to nutrient deprivation. Cancer Res. 67 9677 PMID: 17942897
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1 Citation for Pepstatin A
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Tsai et al (2013) WWOX suppresses autophagy for inducing apoptosis in methotrexate-treated human squamous cell carcinoma. J Neurosci 4 e792 PMID: 24008736
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