Inhibitor of neural Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein (N-WASP) activity. Interacts with the regulatory GTPase-binding domain of N-WASP; inhibits activation of Arp2/3 complex by maintaining N-WASP in an inactive conformation. Also inhibits PIP2-induced actin polymerization (EC50 ~ 4μM).
|Storage||Store at +4°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 426.15. 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||2.35 mL||11.73 mL||23.47 mL|
|5 mM||0.47 mL||2.35 mL||4.69 mL|
|10 mM||0.23 mL||1.17 mL||2.35 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.23 mL||0.47 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Wegner et al (2008) N-WASP and the Arp2/3 complex are critical regulators of actin in the development of dendritic spines and synapses. J.Biol.Chem. 283 15912 PMID: 18430734
Peterson et al (2004) Chemical inhibition of N-WASP by stabilization of a native autoinhibited conformation. Nat.Struct.Mol.Biol. 11 747 PMID: 15235593
Guerriero and Weisz et al (2006) N-WASP inhibitor wiskostatin nonselectively perturbs membrane transport by decreasing cellular ATP levels. Am.J.Physiol.Cell Physiol. 292 C1562 PMID: 17092993
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Rassokhin and Pakhomov (2014) Cellular regulation of extension and retraction of pseudopod-like blebs produced by nanosecond pulsed electric field (nsPEF). Cell Biochem Biophys 69 555 PMID: 24488232
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