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Catalog No.S3603 Synonyms: ALS-357, Lupatic acid, Betulic acid
CAS No. 472-15-1
Betulinic acid (ALS-357, Lupatic acid, Betulic acid), a pentacyclic triterpenoid from Syzigium claviflorum, is a inhibitor of HIV-1 with EC50 of 1.4 μ M. Betulinic acid acts as a new activator of NF-kB.Phase 1/2.
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|Description||Betulinic acid (ALS-357, Lupatic acid, Betulic acid), a pentacyclic triterpenoid from Syzigium claviflorum, is a inhibitor of HIV-1 with EC50 of 1.4 μ M. Betulinic acid acts as a new activator of NF-kB.Phase 1/2.|
Betulinic acid shows anti-HIV activity by blocking HIV replication in H9 lymphocytes with an EC50 value of 1.4 μM and inhibiting uninfected H9 cell growth with an IC50 value of 13 μM.  Betulinic acid also acts as anti-melanoma agent through inhibiting aminopeptidase N activity with IC50 of 7.3 μM.  In addition, Betulinic acid inhibits eukaryotic topoisomerase I activity with IC50 of 5 μM and can be exploited as a strong candidate for anti-tumor drug. 
|In vivo||Betulinic acid inhibits prostate cancer cell and tumor (xenograft) growth in athymic nude mice bearing LNCaP cells and this is due, in part, to proteasome-dependent downregulation of Sp1, Sp3, Sp4 and several Sp-regulated genes. |
Topoisomerase I-DNA interaction:Annealed 25-mer duplex of oligonucleotide-1 and oligonicleotide-2 is incubated with 25 or 50 units of rat liver topoisomerase I at 8 °C for 15 min in the presence or absence of betulinic acid in binding buffer. After incubation the reaction mixtures are electrophoresed in 7% non-denaturing polyacrylamide gel at 4 °C in 0.167 × TBE buffer and DNA bands are stained with ethidium bromid
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|Synonyms||ALS-357, Lupatic acid, Betulic acid|
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