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CAS No. 66701-25-5
E-64 is an irreversible and selective cysteine protease inhibitor, and also inhibits papain, calpain, and cathepsins B and H, but not serine proteases or aspartic proteases. The IC50 for papain is 9 nM. E-64 induces oxidative stress and apoptosis in Filarial Parasite.
Selleck's E-64 has been cited by 9 publications
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|Description||E-64 is an irreversible and selective cysteine protease inhibitor, and also inhibits papain, calpain, and cathepsins B and H, but not serine proteases or aspartic proteases. The IC50 for papain is 9 nM. E-64 induces oxidative stress and apoptosis in Filarial Parasite.|
E-64 rapidly inhibits the activities of the cysteine proteinases cathepsins B, H and L and papain, while has no effect on the serine proteinases or the metalloproteinases.  E-64, as a specific inhibitor os cysteine proteases, effectively blocks in vitro ovarian cancer cell invasion.  In addition, E-64 also shows antiparasitic activity against Giardia lamblia excystation in vitro.  E-64 improves the preimplantation development of bovine somatic cell nuclear transfer embryos, which indicates another important implication of E-64. 
|In vivo||E-64 induces a marked decrease in the number of spontaneous metastasis in M5076 tumor bearing mice, while has no effect on the formation of experimental metastasis.  E-64 also shows antiparasitic activity against Giardia lamblia excystation in infected mice. |
-  Matsumoto K, et al. Biopolymers. 1999, 51(1), 99-107.
-  Barrett AJ, et al. Biochem J. 1982, 201(1), 189-198.
-  Kobayashi H, et al. Cancer Res. 1992, 52(13), 3610-3614.
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|Water||11 mg/mL warmed (30.77 mM)|
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