Catalog No.S7901 Synonyms: Caspase-3 Inhibitor I, N-Ac-Asp-Glu-Val-Asp-CHO
Molecular Weight(MW): 502.47
Ac-DEVD-CHO is a potent aldehyde inhibitor of Group II caspases with Ki values of 0.2 nM and 0.3 nM for for caspase-3 and caspase-7, respectively. Weak inhibition for caspase-2.
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|Description||Ac-DEVD-CHO is a potent aldehyde inhibitor of Group II caspases with Ki values of 0.2 nM and 0.3 nM for for caspase-3 and caspase-7, respectively. Weak inhibition for caspase-2.|
Ac-DEVD-CHO is a potent inhibitor of caspase-3 (Ki = 230 pM). In contrast, caspase-2 cleaves the tetrapeptide substrate poorly and is only weakly inhibited by this aldehyde (Ki = 1.7 μM). Group III caspases are broadly inhibited by Ac-DEVD-CHO with Ki values ranging from 1 to 300 nM. Inhibition of caspase-3 by Ac-DEVD-CHO in isolated working-heart rat model significantly improves post-ischemic contractile recovery of stunned myocardium, even when given after the onset of ischemia. The mechanism(s) of protection by Ac-DEVD-CHO appear to be independent of apoptosis. Troponin I cleavage was not inhibited by Ac-DEVD-CHO.
|In vivo||Ac-DEVD-CHO administered at the time of MI results in a 61% reduction in activated caspase-3 expression in cardiomyocytes (p<0.05), and an 84% reduction in cardiomyocyte apoptosis in the young animals. However, in the aging mice, caspase inhibition had no effect on activated caspase-3 expression or cardiomyocyte apoptosis. Ac-DEVD-CHO suppressed and/or delayed the progression of photoreceptor cell damage in rats and delays disease progression in rd gene-carring mice, which normally develop retinal degeneration early in life.|
-  Garcia-Calvo M, et al. J Biol Chem. 1998, 273(49):32608-13.
-  Ruetten H, et al. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2001, 38(7):2063-70.
-  Gyrd-Hansen M, et al. Mol Cell Biol. 2006, 26(21):7880-91.
|In vitro||Water||100 mg/mL (199.01 mM)|
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|Synonyms||Caspase-3 Inhibitor I, N-Ac-Asp-Glu-Val-Asp-CHO|
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