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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|In vitro||DMSO||57 mg/mL (200.48 mM)|
|Ethanol||57 mg/mL (200.48 mM)|
* 1 mg/ml means slightly soluble or insoluble.
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|Synonyms||CAPE, Phenylethyl Caffeate|
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Clinical Trial Information
|NCT Number||Recruitment||Conditions||Sponsor/Collaborators||Start Date||Phases|
|NCT02767752||Not yet recruiting||Pancreatic Cancer||Herlev Hospital|GENIS||September 2016||Phase 2|
|NCT00960544||Not yet recruiting||Breast Cancer||M.D. Anderson Cancer Center|Myriad Genetic Laboratories, Inc.||September 2016||Phase 2|
|NCT02831179||Not yet recruiting||Functional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor|Malignant Somatostatinoma|Merkel Cell Carcinoma|Metastatic Adrenal Gland Pheochromocytoma|Metastatic Carcinoid Tumor|Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1|Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2A|Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2B|Neuroendocrine Neoplasm|Non-Functional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor|Pancreatic Glucagonoma|Pancreatic Insulinoma|Recurrent Adrenal Cortex Carcinoma|Recurrent Adrenal Gland Pheochromocytoma|Recurrent Merkel Cell Carcinoma|Somatostatin-Producing Neuroendocrine Tumor|Stage III Adrenal Cortex Carcinoma|Stage III Thyroid Gland Medullary Carcinoma|Stage IIIA Merkel Cell Carcinoma|Stage IIIB Merkel Cell Carcinoma|Stage IV Adrenal Cortex Carcinoma|Stage IV Merkel Cell Carcinoma|Stage IVA Thyroid Gland Medullary Carcinoma|Stage IVB Thyroid Gland Medullary Carcinoma|Stage IVC Thyroid Gland Medullary Carcinoma|Thymic Carcinoid Tumor|VIP-Producing Neuroendocrine Tumor|Well Differentiated Adrenal Cortex Carcinoma|Zollinger Ellison Syndrome||Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center|National Cancer Institute (NCI)||August 2016||Phase 1|
|NCT02795988||Not yet recruiting||Gastrointestinal Neoplasms|Adenocarcinoma||Imugene Limited||August 2016||Phase 1|Phase 2|
|NCT02574455||Not yet recruiting||Breast Cancer||Immunomedics, Inc.||July 2016||Phase 3|
|NCT02830139||Not yet recruiting||Malignant Neoplasm of Colorectum||Wuhan University||July 2016||Phase 2|
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