YAP inhibitor; disrupts YAP-TEAD interactions. Enhances trypsin cleavage of YAP (EC50 = 100 nM). Inhibits growth and proliferation of retinoblastoma cells. Also suppresses cancer stem cell properties in vitro. Suppresses YAP-induced liver overgrowth in mice.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 718.79. 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||1.39 mL||6.96 mL||13.91 mL|
|5 mM||0.28 mL||1.39 mL||2.78 mL|
|10 mM||0.14 mL||0.7 mL||1.39 mL|
|50 mM||0.03 mL||0.14 mL||0.28 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Liu-Chittenden et al (2012) Genetic and pharmacological disruption of the TEAD-YAP complex suppresses the oncogenic activity of YAP. Genes Dev. 26 1300 PMID: 22677547
Brodowska et al (2014) The clinically used photosensitizer Verteporfin (VP) inhibits YAP-TEAD and human retinoblastoma cell growth in vitro without light activation. Exp.Eye Res. 124 67 PMID: 24837142
Song et al (2014) Hippo coactivator YAP1 upregulates SOX9 and endows esophageal cancer cells with stem-like properties. Cancer Res. 74 4170 PMID: 24906622
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Stem Cells Scientific Review
Written by Kirsty E. Clarke, Victoria B. Christie, Andy Whiting and Stefan A. Przyborski, this review provides an overview of the use of small molecules in the control of stem cell growth and differentiation. Key signaling pathways are highlighted, and the regulation of ES cell self-renewal and somatic cell reprogramming is discussed. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.
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In normal cells, each stage of the cell cycle is tightly regulated, however in cancer cells many genes and proteins that are involved in the regulation of the cell cycle are mutated or over expressed. Adapted from the 2015 Cancer Product Guide, Edition 3, this poster summarizes the stages of the cell cycle and DNA repair. It also highlights strategies for enhancing replicative stress in cancer cells to force mitotic catastrophe and cell death.