BQU57 is a potent and selective GTPase Ral Inhibitor. It showed selectivity for Ral relative to the GTPases Ras and RhoA and inhibited tumour xenograft growth to a similar extent to the depletion of Ral using RNA interference. It inhibited the binding of Ral to its effector RALBP1, as well as inhibiting Ral-mediated cell spreading of murine embryonic fibroblasts and anchorage-independent growth of human cancer cell lines. The binding of the BQU57 to RalB was confirmed by isothermal titration calorimetry, surface plasmon resonance and 1H-15N transverse relaxation-optimized spectroscopy (TROSY) NMR spectroscopy. The Ras-like GTPases RalA and RalB are important drivers of tumour growth and metastasis. BQU57 that blocks Ral function would be valuable as research tools and for cancer therapeutics.
CAS Number: 1637739-82-2
Molecular Weight: 334.30
Chemical Name: 6-amino-1,3-dimethyl-4-(4-(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)-1,4-dihydropyrano[2,3-c]pyrazole-5-carbonitrile
Appearance: Solid Power.
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: DMSO up to 50 mM
Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis
Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.
Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Drug Formulation: To be determined.
HS Tariff Code: 382200
How to use
BUQ57 was used at 5-15 µM final concentration in various in vitro assays.
BUQ57 was dosed to mice bearing human lung cancer cell line H2122 xenografts by intraperitoneal injection at 50 mg/Kg once per day.
- Yan C, et al. Discovery and characterization of small molecules that target the GTPase Ral. (2014) Nature. 515(7527):443-7.
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