High affinity and selective activator of Bax (Ki = 43.3 nM). Binds to the S184 binding pocket to block Bax phosphorylation. Does not bind to other Bcl-2 family members, including Bcl-2, Bak and Bid. Facilitates Bax insertion into the mitochondrial membrane and promotes Bax-dependent cytochrome c release. Induces apoptosis in lung cancer cell lines expressing high levels of Bax selectively over normal cells expressing low levels of Bax. Represses tumor growth of A549 lung cancer xenografts in mice.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
|ethanol||3.15||10mM with gentle warming|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 315.32. 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||3.17 mL||15.86 mL||31.71 mL|
|5 mM||0.63 mL||3.17 mL||6.34 mL|
|10 mM||0.32 mL||1.59 mL||3.17 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.32 mL||0.63 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Xin et al (2014) Small-molecule Bax agonists for cancer therapy. Nat.Commun. 5 4935 PMID: 25230299
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