Discontinued Product

Prostratin (Cat. No. 5739) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: PKC activator; also NF-κB activator
Chemical Name: (1aR,1bS,4aR,7aS,7bR,8R,9aS)-9a-(Acetyloxy)-1,1a,1b,4,4a,7a,7b,8,9,9a-decahydro-4a,7b-dihydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)-1,1,6,8-tetramethyl-5H-cyclopropa[3,4]benz[1,2-e]azulen-5-one
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)

Biological Activity for Prostratin

Prostratin is a PKC activator. Inhibits growth and induces differentiation of AML cell lines. Enhances cytarabine-induced differentiation of AML cells. Inhibits tumorigenesis in KRAS mutant pancreatic cancer cells and reduces tumor growth in mouse pancreatic tumor models. Also NF-κB activator. Activates HIV gene expression in T cells. Orally available.

Technical Data for Prostratin

M. Wt 390.47
Formula C22H30O6
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 60857-08-1
PubChem ID 454217
Smiles OCC1=C[C@]([C@@](C2(C)C)([H])[C@@]2(OC(C)=O)C[C@H]3C)([H])[C@@]3(O)[C@@](C=C(C)C4=O)([H])[C@]4(O)C1

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.

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References for Prostratin

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

Shen et al (2015) The protein kinase C agonist prostratin induces differentiation of human myeloid leukemia cells and enhances cellular differentiation by chemotherapeutic agents. Cancer Lett. 356 686 PMID: 25449427

Wang et al (2015) K-Ras promotes tumorigenicity through suppression of non-canonical Wnt signaling. Cell 163 1237 PMID: 26590425

Wang et al (2014) Protein kinase D3 is essential for prostratin-activated transcription of integrated HIV-1 provirus promoter via NF-κB signaling pathway. BioMed Res.Int. 2014 968027 PMID: 25136641

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