Carfilzomib (PR-171)

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Catalog No.S2853

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Carfilzomib (PR-171) Chemical Structure

Molecular Weight(MW): 719.91

Carfilzomib (PR-171) is an irreversible proteasome inhibitor with IC50 of <5 nM in ANBL-6 cells, displayed preferential in vitro inhibitory potency against the ChT-L activity in the β5 subunit, but little or no effect on the PGPH and T-L activities.

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Description Carfilzomib (PR-171) is an irreversible proteasome inhibitor with IC50 of <5 nM in ANBL-6 cells, displayed preferential in vitro inhibitory potency against the ChT-L activity in the β5 subunit, but little or no effect on the PGPH and T-L activities.
Targets
Proteasome [1]
(ANBL-6 cells)
5 nM
In vitro

Carfilzomib inhibits proliferation in a variety of cell lines and patient-derived neoplastic cells, including multiple myeloma, and induced intrinsic and extrinsic apoptotic signaling pathways and activation of c-Jun-N-terminal kinase (JNK). Carfilzomib reveals enhanced anti-MM activity compared with bortezomib, overcome resistance to bortezomib and other agents, and acts synergistically with dexamethasone (Dex). Carfilzomib shoes preferential in vitro inhibitory potency against the ChT-L activity in the β5 subunit, with over 80% inhibition at doses of 10 nM. Short exposure to low-dose Carfilzomib leads to preferential binding specificity for the β5 constitutive 20S proteasome and the β5i immunoproteasome subunits. Measurement of caspase activity in ANBL-6 cells pulsed with Carfilzomib reveals substantial increases in caspase-8, caspase-9, and caspase-3 activity after 8 hours, giving a 3.2-, 3.9- and 6.9-fold increase, respectively, over control cells after 8 hours. In carfilzomib pulse-treated cells, the mitochondrial membrane integrity is decreased to 41% (Q1 + Q2), compared with 75% in vehicle-treated control cells. [1] In another study, Carfilzomib has also shown preclinical effectiveness against hematological and solid malignancies. [2] Carfilzomib directly inhibits osteoclasts formation and bone resorption. [3]

Cell Data
Cell Lines Assay Type Concentration Incubation Time Formulation Activity Description PMID
MM.1S MlPSS5Jwf3SqIFnubIljcXSrb36gRZN{[Xl? M2\NWlAuOTByIH7N MVe0PEBp NFLNeGRKSzVywrC9xsAyOCCwTR?= NYnsbYpoOjV|MUK1OFM>
NCI-H929  NF;iV|hIem:5dHigTY5pcWKrdHnvckBCe3OjeR?= M4faOlAuOTByIH7N Mo\iOFghcA>? MmDUTWM2OCB;wrCxOEBvVQ>? NXjNd4R3OjV|MUK1OFM>
SUDHL16  NHj4S5VCeG:ydH;zbZMhSXO|c3H5 M1;l[FIvPeLCk{OuOUBvVQ>? M1W1cFQ5KGh? M2fW[IVvcGGwY3XzJJRp\SClZXzsJIRm[XSqIHPvMZRz\WG2bXXueEB4cXSqIFHDXVEzOTV? NV7XcXE5OjV{M{m5N|U>
SUDHL14 MXXBdI9xfG:|aYOgRZN{e2G7 NVnzXFQ6Oi534pETN{42KG6P MUK0PEBp MoLl[Y5p[W6lZYOgeIhmKGOnbHyg[IVifGhiY3:teJJm[XSvZX70JJdqfGhiQVPZNVIyPQ>? NYntUGVPOjV{M{m5N|U>
U2932 MmTWRZBweHSxc3nzJGF{e3OjeR?= NEG0UGgzNjYkgKOzMlUhdk1? NGXrN|I1QCCq NV\Be4Y3\W6qYX7j[ZMhfGinIHPlcIwh\GWjdHigZ48ufHKnYYTt[Y51KHerdHigRWN[OTJzNR?= Mo\YNlUzOzl7M{W=
P-UMSCC-1 NIXyVlRIem:5dHigTY5pcWKrdHnvckBCe3OjeR?= NVvNNlJUUUN3ME2xNU4zKG6P M1jzOVI1QTF3MEO5
R-UMSCC-1 NIfz[W9Iem:5dHigTY5pcWKrdHnvckBCe3OjeR?= M3SyTGlEPTB;MkK5OEBvVQ>? MWqyOFkyPTB|OR?=
P-Cal33 NVXOZ|Q3T3Kxd4ToJGlvcGmkaYTpc44hSXO|YYm= M{j4[2lEPTB;MUeuN{BvVQ>? MUiyOFkyPTB|OR?=
R-Cal33 MkHRS5Jwf3SqIFnubIljcXSrb36gRZN{[Xl? NH3mR5BKSzVyPUGxNVIhdk1? MmHVNlQ6OTVyM{m=
Jurkat NHq2R4NIem:5dHigTY5pcWKrdHnvckBCe3OjeR?= MXqxMVEydk1? NH;5fJU1QCCq MkntbY5pcWKrdIOgeIhmKGOnbHygdJJwdGmoZYLheIlwdiClbz30doVifG2nboSge4l1cCC4b4Lpco9{fGG2 MV6yOFgxOTF{OB?=
Jurkat NGjxSVNCeG:ydH;zbZMhSXO|c3H5 NYrlSoRzQCCwTR?= MkDHNlQwPDhiaB?= NXrQZZJqcW6mdXPld{BieG:ydH;zbZMtKGOjc4Dhd4Uh[WO2aY\heIlwdixiYX7kJHBCWlBiY3zlZZZi\2ViY3:teJJm[XSvZX70JJdqfGhidn;ybY5we3SjdB?= NHnpeZozPDhyMUGyPC=>
UMSCC-22A NIXmTlFCeG:ydH;zbZMhSXO|c3H5 MUiyNFAhdk1? MX[yOEBp NH3wNWdqdmS3Y3WgeIhmKGOnbHygZZBweHSxc3nzJINwNXS{ZXH0cYVvfCC5aYToJG9PYCByOUGy MYOyNlkzQThyMx?=
UMSCC-22B NUHYPYkxSXCxcITvd4l{KEG|c4PhfS=> M3jqeVIxOCCwTR?= MnnDNlQhcA>? M{PmNYlv\HWlZTD0bIUh[2WubDDhdI9xfG:|aYOgZ48ufHKnYYTt[Y51KHerdHigU25ZKDB7MUK= M3uxO|IzQTJ7OECz
1483 MmrhRZBweHSxc3nzJGF{e3OjeR?= Mlv4NlAxKG6P NIDiVZozPCCq NWHlc4hNcW6mdXPlJJRp\SClZXzsJIFxd3C2b4Ppd{Bkdy22cnXheI1mdnRid3n0bEBQVlhiMEmxNi=> MoHFNlI6Ojl6MEO=
UMSCC-1 M3nUW2Fxd3C2b4Ppd{BCe3O|YYm= Mor3NlAxKG6P NEjjO5QzPCCq MXXpcoR2[2VidHjlJINmdGxiYYDvdJRwe2m|IHPvMZRz\WG2bXXueEB4cXSqIF;OXEAxQTF{ NUP0fVBxOjJ7Mkm4NFM>
UMSCC-22A NWXzVnJHT3Kxd4ToJGlvcGmkaYTpc44hSXO|YYm= MmO0TWM2OD1|OD63JOKyKDFwMDDuUS=> NYewTVZrOjJ7Mkm4NFM>
UMSCC-22B MUTHdo94fGhiSX7obYJqfGmxbjDBd5NigQ>? NGnzWWZKSzVyPUOwMlchyrFiOT6zJI5O NHLTOI0zOjl{OUiwNy=>
1483 NV:x[VljT3Kxd4ToJGlvcGmkaYTpc44hSXO|YYm= MWTJR|UxRTVyLkWgxtEhOTFwOTDuUS=> Ml3SNlI6Ojl6MEO=
UMSCC-1 NIPCWYlIem:5dHigTY5pcWKrdHnvckBCe3OjeR?= M3voU2lEPTB;M{SuOkDDuSB{Lk[gcm0> MnTQNlI6Ojl6MEO=
Cal33 NEjBUXRIem:5dHigTY5pcWKrdHnvckBCe3OjeR?= M{DUfmlEPTB;NEmuN{DDuSB6Lkmgcm0> NUTCNINTOjJ7Mkm4NFM>
PCI-15A MX\Hdo94fGhiSX7obYJqfGmxbjDBd5NigQ>? M3fxVmlEPTB;N{CuOEDDuSB{Mj62JI5O MVuyNlkzQThyMx?=
PCI-15B MWrHdo94fGhiSX7obYJqfGmxbjDBd5NigQ>? NGDXenZKSzVyPUO5MlUhyrFiMUGuNEBvVQ>? NWrne5I1OjJ7Mkm4NFM>
OSC-19 NGHVOXlIem:5dHigTY5pcWKrdHnvckBCe3OjeR?= MmfwTWM2OD1zOD6zJOKyKDRwMjDuUS=> M3HvVFIzQTJ7OECz
SUDHL16 M{ixUGFxd3C2b4Ppd{BCe3O|YYm= NGPFdFIzNjBvND6wJI5O MVe0PEBp NUXDSotocW6mdXPld{Bk\WyuIHTlZZRpKGOxLYTy[YF1dWWwdDD3bZRpKG:kYYTvZ4xigA>? M1jqcVIzPDFzOEm5
SUDHL16 NFH5U|dHfW6ldHnvckBCe3OjeR?= NFLOOGEzNjVibl2= MVeyOEBp M1HFb4FkfGm4YYTld{BLVktuIHnuZYN1cX[jdHXzJGFMXCxidYCtdoVofWyjdHXzJG5wgGFuIHHu[EBqdmS3Y3XzJO6{UDKDLmigZ48ufHKnYYTt[Y51KHerdHigc4JifG:lbHH4 NHPrc5ozOjRzMUi5PS=>
Granta NV\Hc2dOT3Kxd4ToJGlvcGmkaYTpc44hSXO|YYm= MlPnNE01KG6P NUmzPGY5PDhiaB?= Mn;GbY5lfWOnIHPlcIwh\GWjdHigZ48ufHKnYYTt[Y51KHerdHigTGFFS0m| M13SZVIyPzVyMkK0
SUDHL16 NGrmdoRIem:5dHigTY5pcWKrdHnvckBCe3OjeR?= MmLrNU01KG6P MnLQN|YhcA>? MVLpcoR2[2ViY3XscEBl\WG2aDDjc{11emWjdH3lcpQhf2m2aDDIRWREUXN? M2f2VVIxOjN|OUez

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Assay
Methods Test Index PMID
Western blot
pERK / ERK / pSTAT5 / STAT5 / pPI3K / PI3K; 

PubMed: 24590311     


Western blot analysis for activated (phosphorylated) ERK, Stat5 and PI3K signaling pathways following exposure to carfilzomib, total levels of ERK, Stat5 and PI3K were used as a loading control.

caspase-9 / caspase-8; 

PubMed: 24590311     


Western blot analysis for activated (cleaved) caspase-8 and caspase-9 following exposure to carfilzomib.

c-PARP / PARP / caspase-3; 

PubMed: 22929803     


UMSCC-22A, UMSCC-22B, 1483 and UMSCC-1 cells were treated for 24 hours with 0.1% DMSO, or 200 nmol/L carfilzomib or ONX 0912, followed by immunoblotting with anti-PARP, anti-caspase-3, or anti-β-actin. Shown are full-length PARP, cleaved PARP (c-PARP), and the cleaved, active subunits of caspase-3. Similar results were obtained in 3 independent experiments.

Bcl-2 / Bcl-Xl / Mcl-1 / Bik / Bim / Bax / Bak; 

PubMed: 22929803     


UMSCC-22A, UMSCC-22B, 1483 and UMSCC-1 cells were treated for 24 hours with 0.1% DMSO, or 100 nmol/L carfilzomib or ONX 0912, followed by immunoblotting for the indicated proteins. In the case of Bik immunoblotting, cells were treated with 200 nmol/L carfilzomib or ONX 0912 to more clearly demonstrate Bik upregulation in 1483 and UMSCC-1 cells. Blots shown are representative of 3 independent experiments. 

Atg5 / Atg12 / Beclin-1 / LC3-II; 

PubMed: 22929803     


HNSCC cells were treated for 24 hours with 100 nmol/L carfilzomib or ONX 0912, or with 0.1% DMSO. Immunoblots were probed for Beclin-1, Atg5/12 conjugate, LC3-II, or β-actin. Representative blots from 3 independent experiments are shown. 

Noxa / Bik / Puma / Mcl-1; 

PubMed: 25548100     


SW620 cells were treated with the indicated dosage for 48 h. Expression of Noxa, Bik and/or Puma, c-myc and Mcl-1 proteins was then analyzed by immunoblotting. Tubulin served as control for protein loading. 

EGFR / HER2 / ER alpha / p-Akt(Ser473) / Akt / p-ERK / ERK / p53; 

PubMed: 29069787     


T47D and MCF7 cells were cultured with the indicated carfilzomib concentrations for 32 or 36 hours, respectively. Western blots of protein lysates were probed with the indicated antibodies. β-actin served as loading control.

BDP1 / HER2(Tyr1248) / HER2(Tyr1221/Tyr1222) / PARP1 / caspase-7 / p53 Mut; 

PubMed: 29069787     


BT474 cells were cultured in the presence of the indicated carfilzomib concentrations for 32 hours. Western blots of protein lysates were probed with the indicated antibodies.

HLA class I; 

PubMed: 26323098     


Immunofluorescence analysis was performed to confirm the consequence that down-regulation of HLA class I was in a dose- and time-dependent manner.

24590311 22929803 25548100 29069787 26323098
Growth inhibition assay
Cell viability; 

PubMed: 27655642     


Cytotoxic effects of carfilzomib on breast cancer cells in MTT assays. Seven human breast cancer cell lines, MCF7, T-47D, MDA-MB-361, HCC1954, MDA-MB-468, MDA-MB-231, and BT-549 were treated with carfilzomib at 0, 0.001 μM, 0.01 μM, 0.05 μM, 0.1 μM, 1 μM, 10 μM, or 50 μM for 72 h, then subjected to MTT assays. The absorbance of each well was measured at 540 nm and plotted for the cell viability curve. IC50 values of carfilzomib in breast cancer cell lines were listed.

27655642
In vivo Carfilzomib moderately reduces tumor growth in an in vivo xenograft model. Carfilzomib effectively decreases multiple myeloma cell viability following continual or transient treatment mimicking. Carfilzomib increases trabecular bone volume, decreases bone resorption and enhances bone formation in non-tumor bearing mice. [3]

Protocol

Kinase Assay:[1]
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Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for subunit profiling of carfilzomib:

ANBL-6 cells (2 × 106/well) are plated in 96-well plates and treated with Carfilzomib doses from 0.001 to 10 μM for 1 hour. Cells are then lysed (20 mM Tris-HCl, 0.5 mM EDTA), and cleared lysates are transferred to polymerase chain reaction (PCR) plates. A standard curve is generated using untreated ANBL-6 cell lysates starting at a concentration of 6 μg protein/μL. The active site probe [biotin-(CH2)4-Leu-Leu-Leu-epoxyketone; 20 μM] is added and incubated at room temperature for 1 hour. Cell lysates are then denatured by adding 1% sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS) and heating to 100°C, followed by mixing with 20 μL per well streptavidin-sepharose high-performance beads in a 96-well multiscreen DV plate and incubated for 1 hour. These beads are then washed with enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) buffer (PBS, 1% bovine serum albumin, and 0.1% Tween-20), and incubated overnight at 4°C on a plate shaker with antibodies to proteasome subunits. Antibodies used included mouse monoclonal anti-β1, anti-β2, anti-β1i, and anti-β5i, goat polyclonal anti-β2i, and rabbit polyclonal anti-β5 (affinity-purified antiserum against KLH-CWIRVSSDNVADLHDKYS peptide). The beads are washed and incubated for 2 hours with horseradish peroxidase-conjugated secondary goat antirabbit, goat antimouse or rabbit antigoat antibodies. After washing, the beads are developed using the supersignal ELISA picochemiluminescence substrate. Luminescent detection is performed. Raw luminescence is converted to μg/mL by comparison with the standard curve and expressed as the % inhibition relative to vehicle control. Curve fits are generated using the following nonsigmoidal dose-response equation: Y = Bottom + (Top-Bottom)/(1 + 10̂((LogEC50 − X) × HillSlope)), where X is the logarithm of concentration, Y is the % inhibition, and EC50 is the dose showing 50% effect.
Cell Research:[1]
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  • Cell lines: WST-1, ANBL-6 cells
  • Concentrations: 100 nM
  • Incubation Time: 1 hour
  • Method: WST-1 is used to determine the effects of proteasome inhibitor Carfilzomib on cell proliferation. The inhibition of proliferation is calculated in relation to parallel control cells that receives vehicle alone. A linear spline function is used to interpolate the median inhibitory concentration (IC50) using XLfit 4 software. The degree of resistance (DOR) is calculated using the formula: DOR = IC50(resistant cells)/IC50(sensitive cells). ANBL-6 cells pulsed with 100 nM carfilzomib are washed and suspended in PBS containing 5 μg/mL of JC-1, which exhibits potential-dependent accumulation in mitochondria. Analysis of the mitochondrial membrane potential-dependent color shift from 525 to 590 nm is carried out on a FacScan, and the data are analyzed with CellQuest software.
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Animal Research:[4]
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  • Animal Models: Beige-nude-XID mice
  • Formulation: 10% sulfobutylether β-cyclodextrin in 10 mmol/L citrate buffer pH 3.5,
  • Dosages: 2.0 mg/kg
  • Administration: i.v.
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Solubility (25°C)

In vitro DMSO 50 mg/mL (69.45 mM)
Water Insoluble
Ethanol Insoluble
In vivo Add solvents to the product individually and in order(Data is from Selleck tests instead of citations):
2% DMSO+30% PEG 300+2%Tween 80+ddH2O
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1mg/mL

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Chemical Information

Molecular Weight 719.91
Formula

C40H57N5O7

CAS No. 868540-17-4
Storage powder
in solvent
Synonyms N/A
Smiles CC(C)CC(NC(=O)C(CCC1=CC=CC=C1)NC(=O)CN2CCOCC2)C(=O)NC(CC3=CC=CC=C3)C(=O)NC(CC(C)C)C(=O)C4(C)CO4

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Clinical Trial Information

NCT Number Recruitment interventions Conditions Sponsor/Collaborators Start Date Phases
NCT03673826 Recruiting Drug: Carfilzomib|Drug: Dexamethasone|Drug: Lenalidomide Smouldering Myeloma Stichting Hemato-Oncologie voor Volwassenen Nederland November 19 2018 Phase 2
NCT03336073 Recruiting Drug: Carfilzomib|Drug: Dexamethasone|Drug: cyclophosphamide Multiple Myeloma PETHEMA Foundation December 18 2017 Phase 2
NCT03091127 Recruiting -- Multiple Myeloma Amgen March 14 2017 --

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Cell Lines Assay Type Concentration Incubation Time Formulation Activity Description PMID