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Nitric oxide-independent activator of soluble guanylyl cyclase (sGC). Significantly elevates cGMP levels and inhibits collagen-stimulated aggregation of washed rabbit platelets (IC50 = 14.6 μM); induces relaxation in denuded phenylephrine-contracted rabbit aortic rings (EC50 = 1.9 μM). Also displays antiproliferative activity in vitro and in vivo by inducing G1 cell cycle arrest in two human hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) cell lines, and in HCC xenografts in athymic SCID mice. Exhibits low cytotoxicity in non-malignant cells.
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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 304.34. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree 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||3.29 mL||16.43 mL||32.86 mL|
|5 mM||0.66 mL||3.29 mL||6.57 mL|
|10 mM||0.33 mL||1.64 mL||3.29 mL|
|50 mM||0.07 mL||0.33 mL||0.66 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Ko et al (1994) YC-1, a novel activator of platelet guanylate cyclase. Blood. 84 4226 PMID: 7527671
Martin et al (2001) YC-1 activation of human soluble guanylyl cyclase has both heme-dependent and heme-independent components. Proc.Natl.Sci.U.S.A. 98 12938 PMID: 11687640
Wang et al (2005) YC-1 [3-(5'-hydroxymethyl-2'-furyl)-1-benzyl indazole] exhibits a novel antiproliferative effect and arrests the cell cycle in G0-G1 in human hepatocellular carcinoma cells. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 312 917 PMID: 15525795
Teixeira et al (2006) Molecular mechanisms underlying rat mesenteric artery vasorelaxation induced by the nitric oxide-independent soluble guanylyl cyclase stimulators BAY 41-2272 [5-cyclopropyl-2-[1-(2-fluorobenzyl)-1H-pyrazolo[3,4-b]pyridin-3-yl]pyrimidin-4 J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 317 258 PMID: 16352702
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Bellamy and Garthwaite (2002) Pharmacology of the nitric oxide receptor, soluble guanylyl cyclase, in cerebellar cells. Br J Pharmacol 136 95 PMID: 11976273
Shukla et al (2017) MUC1 and HIF-1alpha Signaling Crosstalk Induces Anabolic Glucose Metabolism to Impart dFdCyd Resistance to Pancreatic Cancer. Cancer Cell 32 71 PMID: 28697344
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