LW6, was first identified and reported by a group scientists from Korea. LW8 was found to inhibits the accumulation of HIF-1alpha. LW6 decreased HIF-1alpha protein expression without affecting HIF-1beta expression. It was further found that LW8 promoted the degradation of wild type HIF-1alpha, but not of a DM-HIF-1alpha with modifications of P402A and P564A, at hydroxylation sites in the oxygen-dependent degradation domain (ODDD). LW6 did not affect the activity of prolyl hydroxylase (PHD), but induced the expression of von Hippel-Lindau (VHL), which interacts with prolyl-hydroxylated HIF-1alpha for proteasomal degradation. In the presence of LW8, knockdown of VHL did not abolish HIF-1alpha protein accumulation, indicating that LW8 degraded HIF-1alpha via regulation of VHL expression. In mice carrying xenografts of human colon cancer HCT116 cells, LW8 demonstrated strong anti-tumor efficacy in vivo and caused a decrease in HIF-1alpha expression in frozen-tissue immunohistochemical staining. These data suggest that LW8 may be valuable in the development of a HIF-1alpha inhibitor for cancer treatment. (source: Biochem Pharmacol. 2010 Oct 1;80(7):982-9.)
Chemical Formula: C26H29NO5
Exact Mass: 435.20457
Molecular Weight: 435.51216
Elemental Analysis: C, 71.70; H, 6.71; N, 3.22; O, 18.37
InChi Code: InChI=1S/C26H29NO5/c1-31-25(30)19-2-7-23(28)22(11-19)27-24(29)15-32-21-5-3-20(4-6-21)26-12-16-8-17(13-26)10-18(9-16)14-26/h2-7,11,16-18,28H,8-10,12-15H2,1H3,(H,27,29)
Appearance: white solid powder
Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.
Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).
Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, not in water
Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly
Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO
Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).
HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001
LW6 affects the stability of the HIF-1α protein. LW6 promotes the degradation of wild type HIF-1α, but not of a DM-HIF-1α with modifications of P402A and P564A, at hydroxylation sites in the oxygen-dependent degradation domain. LW6 induces the expression of von Hippel-Lindau (VHL), which interacts with prolyl-hydroxylated HIF-1α for proteasomal degradation. In the presence of LW6, knockdown of VHL does not abolish HIF-1α protein accumulation, indicating that LW6 degraded HIF-1α via regulation of VHL expression. In MDCKII-BCRP cells overexpressing BCRP, LW6 enhances significantly the cellular accumulation of mitoxantrone, a BCRP substrate. LW6 also down-regulates BCRP expression at concentrations of 0.1-10 µM. LW6 inhibits the expression of HIF 1α induced by hypoxia in A549 cells at 20 µM, independently of the von Hippel Lindau protein. LW6 induces hypoxia selective apoptosis together with a reduction in the mitochondrial membrane potential.
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