Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester
Catalog No.S7414 Synonyms: CAPE, Phenylethyl Caffeate
Molecular Weight(MW): 284.31
Caffeic acid phenethyl ester is a potent and specific inhibitor of NF-κB activation, and also displays antioxidant, immunomodulatory and antiinflammatory activities.
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The protein expression alteration of p-NF-κB, NF-κB, PD-L1 in NP-69-LMP1 or NP-69 cell lines treated with 0, 0.5, and 1.0 μM Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester (CAPE) for 72 hours. β-actin was used to verify equal loading.
Oncotarget, 2014, 5(23): 12189-202 . Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Caffeic acid phenethyl ester is a potent and specific inhibitor of NF-κB activation, and also displays antioxidant, immunomodulatory and antiinflammatory activities.|
Caffeic acid phenethyl ester blocks NF-κB activation induced by phorbol ester, ceramide, okadaic acid, and hydrogen peroxide by preventing the translocation of the p65 subunit of NF-κB to the nucleus.  In a series of tumor cell lines, Caffeic acid phenethyl ester shows promising antiproliferative activity with EC50 of 1.76, 3.16, 13.7, and 44.0 μM against murine colon 26-L5, murine B16-BL6 melanoma, human HT-1080 fibrosarcoma and human lung A549 adenocarcinoma cell lines, respectively.  Caffeic acid phenethyl ester, as a potent antioxidant, exerts its anti-apoptotic effect in cerebellar granule cells by blocking ROS formation and inhibiting caspase activity.  Moreover, Caffeic acid phenethyl ester attenuates the pro-inflammatory phenotype of LPS-stimulated HSCs, and LPS-induced sensitization of HSCs to fibrogenic cytokines by inhibiting NF-κB signaling. 
|In vivo||In vivo, Caffeic acid phenethyl ester (10 mg/kg, i.p.) inhibits the growth and angiogenesis of primary tumors in C57BL/6 and BALB/c mice inoculated with Lewis lung carcinoma, colon carcinoma, and melanoma cells.  Caffeic acid phenethyl ester (5, 10, 20 mg/kg) also shows immunomodulatory effects in vivo by decreasing thymus weight and/or cellularity of thymus and spleen. |
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-  Amodio R, et al. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2003, 21(7), 379-389.
|In vitro||DMSO||57 mg/mL (200.48 mM)|
|Ethanol||57 mg/mL (200.48 mM)|
* 1 mg/ml means slightly soluble or insoluble.
* Please note that Selleck tests the solubility of all compounds in-house, and the actual solubility may differ slightly from published values. This is normal and is due to slight batch-to-batch variations.
|Synonyms||CAPE, Phenylethyl Caffeate|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT02393755||Recruiting||Colon Adenocarcinoma|Rectal Adenocarcinoma|Recurrent Colon Carcinoma|Recurrent Rectal Carcinoma|Stage IVA Colon Cancer|Stage IVA Rectal Cancer|Stage IVB Colon Cancer|Stage IVB Rectal Cancer||Roswell Park Cancer Institute|National Cancer Institute (NCI)|Boehringer Ingelheim|National Comprehensive Cancer Network||May 8, 2015||Phase 1|Phase 2|
|NCT02352831||Recruiting||Pancreatic Cancer|Cancer of Pancreas|Cancer of the Pancreas|Pancreas Cancer||Washington University School of Medicine||August 31, 2015||Phase 1|Phase 2|
|NCT03050814||Not yet recruiting||Colorectal Cancer||National Cancer Institute (NCI)|National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)||February 3, 2017||Phase 2|
|NCT01497392||Completed||Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreas|Stage III Pancreatic Cancer|Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer|Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific||Roswell Park Cancer Institute|National Cancer Institute (NCI)|Novartis||March 29, 2012||Phase 1|
|NCT01134601||Terminated||Non-Metastatic Adenocarcinoma of the Rectum||National Cancer Institute (NCI)|National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC)||May 24, 2010||Phase 1|
|NCT02954055||Not yet recruiting||Breast Cancer||International Breast Cancer Study Group||May 2017||Phase 2|
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