SMBA 1

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Cat.No. 5314 - SMBA 1 | C20H13NO3 | CAS No. 906440-37-7
Description: High affinity and selective activator of Bax
Chemical Name: 2-[(2-Nitro-9H-fluorene-9-ylidene)methyl]phenol
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity

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.

Technical Data

M. Wt 315.32
Formula C20H13NO3
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 906440-37-7
PubChem ID 349156
InChI Key PEYKRJBXACUOOB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Smiles OC(C=CC=C4)=C4\C=C2C3=C(C=CC([N+]([O-])=O)=C3)C1=CC=CC=C1/2

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
DMSO 31.53 100
ethanol 3.15 10mM with gentle warming

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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

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Xin et al (2014) Small-molecule Bax agonists for cancer therapy. Nat.Commun. 5 4935 PMID: 25230299


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