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CAS No. 315706-13-9
4EGI-1 is a competitive eIF4E/eIF4G interaction inhibitor by binding to eIF4E with KD of 25 μM. 4EGI-1 specifically inhibits the function of mTOR by blocking the activation of 4E-BP1. 4EGI-1 induces apoptosis.
Selleck's 4EGI-1 has been cited by 18 publications
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Hep3B and PC3 cells were treated with 50 μmol/L 4EGI-1 or 5 μmol/L ABT alone or their combination for 48 hours, and then the cell viability was examined by CCK-8 assay. p, phosphorylated; t, total; T, Thr; S, Ser; *, P < 0.05; **, P < 0.01; ***, P < 0.001.
Mol Cancer Ther, 2017, 16(9):1806-1818. 4EGI-1 purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||4EGI-1 is a competitive eIF4E/eIF4G interaction inhibitor by binding to eIF4E with KD of 25 μM. 4EGI-1 specifically inhibits the function of mTOR by blocking the activation of 4E-BP1. 4EGI-1 induces apoptosis.|
4EGI-1 disrupts the eIF4F complex and inhibits Cap-dependent translation in vitro. 4EGI-1 has proapoptotic activity in Jurkat cells, and potently inhibits cell growth with IC50 of approximately 6 μM in A549 lung cancer cells.  4EGI-1 augments TRAIL-induced apoptosis through induction of DR5 and down-regulation of c-FLIP, independent of inhibition of cap-dependent protein translation in human lung cancer cells.  In addition, 4EGI-1, restores sensitivity to ABT-737 apoptosis through cap-dependent and -independent mechanisms in chronic lymphocytic leukemia. 
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