Erastin

Catalog No.S7242

Erastin Chemical Structure

Molecular Weight(MW): 547.04

Erastin is a ferroptosis activator by acting on mitochondrial VDAC, exhibiting selectivity for tumor cells bearing oncogenic RAS.

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  • PANC1 and PANC2.03 cells were treated with staurosporine or erastin (D) in the absence or presence of indicated cell death inhibitors for 24 hours. Cell viability was assayed (n = 3, *P < 0.05).

    Gastroenterology, 2017, 153(5):1429-1443. Erastin purchased from Selleck.

    PANC1 cells were treated with JTC801 (10 μM), erastin (20 μM) in the absence or presence of ferrostatin-1 (500 nM) for 24 hours. Cell viability was assayed (n=3, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001, n.s.=not significant).

    Gastroenterology, 2018, 154(5):1480-1493. Erastin purchased from Selleck.

  • Indicated HCC cells were treated with sorafenib (5 μM) and erastin (10 μM) with or without cell death inhibitors (ferrostatin-1, 1 μM; liprostatin-1, 100 nM; ZVAD-FMK, 10 μM; necrosulfonamide, 0.5 μM) for 24 hours, and cell viability was assayed (n=3, *P < 0.05 versus sorafenib or erastin treatment group).

    Hepatology, 2016, 64(2):488-500.. Erastin purchased from Selleck.

    Western blot analysis indicated protein expression in PDAC cells following treatment with erastin (2.5-40 μmol/L) for 24 hours (n=3, * P < 0.05 vs. untreated group)

    Cancer Res, 2017, 77(8):2064-2077. Erastin purchased from Selleck.

  • Erastin induces HSF1-dependent HSPB1 expression in human cancer cells. Indicated human cancer cells were treated with erastin (HeLa, 0.5 μM; U2OS, 5 μM; LNCaP, 5 μM) for 24 h and the protein expressions of indicated HSPs were assayed by western blot.

    Oncogene, 2015, 10.1038/onc.2015.32. Erastin purchased from Selleck.

    HeLa cells were treated with erastin (0.5 μM) for 24 h with or without Gö 6893 (0.5 μM) and calphostin C (0.1 μM), and HSPB1 phosphorylation at Ser 15 was assayed using western blot.

    Oncogene, 2015, 10.1038/onc.2015.32. Erastin purchased from Selleck.

  • F. Dramatically augmentation of the EF24 cytotoxicity to gastric cancer cells by GSH depletion. G. EF24 and erastin in combination dramatically activated ER-stress pathway.

    Oncotarget, 2016, 7(14):18050-64.. Erastin purchased from Selleck.

    Cancer Res Treat, 2018, 50(2):445-460. Erastin purchased from Selleck.

  • Erastin exerts cytotoxic, but not cytostatic, effects to cultured colorectal cancer cells. Colorectal cancer cells (HT-29, DLD-1 and Caco-2 lines) or NCM460 colon epithelial cells were treated with vehicle control (0.1% DMSO, “Ctrl”) or indicated concentrations of erastin for applied time, cell survival was tested by MTT assay (A and E) and colony formation assay (C); The percentage of trypan blue positive (“dead” cells) was recorded (B); Cell proliferation was tested by BrdU incorporation assay (D and F). For each assay, n = 5. The data presented were mean ± SD. Experiments were repeated three times with similar results obtained. * p < 0.05 vs. group of “Ctrl”.

    PLoS One, 2016, 11(5):e0154605.. Erastin purchased from Selleck.

    Baicalein suppresses erastin-induced GPX4 degradation. (A) PANC1 and BxPc3 cells were treated with erastin (20 μM) in the absence or presence of baicalein (10 μM) for 24 h. The indicated protein levels were assayed using western blot. (B) In parallel, the relative intensity of the western blot band of GPX4 was quantified using ImageJ densitometry software (n = 3, *, p < 0.05).

    Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 2016, 473(4):775-80.. Erastin purchased from Selleck.

  • FANCD2 suppresses erastin-induced ferroptosis in BMSCs. (A) FANCD2+/+ and FANCD2 −/− BMSCs were treated with erastin (0.625–2.5 μM) for 24 h and cell viability was assayed (n = 3, *P < 0.05). (B) Interference contrast images of FANCD2+/+ and FANCD2 −/− BMSCs with or without erastin (1.25 μM) treatment for 24 h (C) FANCD2+/+ and FANCD2 −/− BMSCs were treated with erastin (1.25 μM) in the absence or presence of ferroptosis inhibitor (ferrostatin-1, 500 nM; liprostatin-1, 200 nM; β-mercaptoethanol, 50 μM; N-acetylcysteine, 100 mM) or autophagy inhibitor (chloroquine, 10 μM; 3-methyladenine, 5 mM) for 24 h. Cell viability was assayed (n = 3, *P < 0.05 versus erastin treatment group). (D) Western blot analysis of LC3-I and LC3-II expression in FANCD2+/+ and FANCD2 −/− BMSCs following erastin (1.25 μM) treatment for 24 h. (E) In parallel, the LC3-II/I ratio quantified by densitometry analysis of bands.

    Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 2016, 480(3):443-449.. Erastin purchased from Selleck.

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Description Erastin is a ferroptosis activator by acting on mitochondrial VDAC, exhibiting selectivity for tumor cells bearing oncogenic RAS.
Targets
Ferroptosis [1]
In vitro

Erastin is selectively lethal to oncogenic RAS-mutant cell lines, and triggers a unique iron-dependent form of non-apoptotic cell death called ferroptosis. [1] [2] Erastin binds directly to VDAC2 and causes mitochondrial damage via ROS production in an NADH-dependent manner, which induces cell death in some tumor cells harbouring activating mutations in the RAS-RAF-MEK pathway. [3] In addition, erastin, via inducing ROS-mediated CID (Caspase-independent cell death), strongly enhances the effect of cisplatin in WT EGFR cells. [4]

Cell Data
Cell Lines Assay Type Concentration Incubation Time Formulation Activity Description PMID
human CCF-STTG1 cells NFPCNZhHfW6ldHnvckBie3OjeR?= NVTPSmZnUW6qaXLpeIlwdiCxZjDYZ5QhcW5iaIXtZY4hS0OILWPUWGcyKGOnbHzzJIF{e2W|c3XkJIF{KGeudYThcYF1\SC{ZXzlZZNmKGGodHXyJFIhcHK|IHL5JIZtfW:{b33leJJ6NCCLQ{WwQVAvOiEQvF2u MoPWNlYzOzFzNU[=
human HeLa cells MW\GeY5kfGmxbjDhd5NigQ>? MXnJcoR2[3Srb36gc4Yh[2WubDDk[YF1cCCrbjDoeY1idiCKZVzhJINmdGy|LDDFR|UxRTBwNjFOwG0v MYixO|U3QDd2OB?=
human BJ cells MnPwSpVv[3Srb36gZZN{[Xl? NHPHcohKdmS3Y4Tpc44hd2ZiY3XscEBl\WG2aDDpckBpfW2jbjDCTkBk\WyuczDlfJBz\XO|aX7nJHRGWlRuIFzUMEBUXCCjbnSgVmFUKEdzMm[gcZV1[W62IHflcoV{KGOnbHzzJIlvKHC{ZYPlcoNmKG:oIGDEMVk5ODV7IHL5JJRzgXCjbjDicJVmKGW6Y3z1d4lwdiCvZYToc4QtKEmFNUC9NE46KM7:TT6= NGjZUGkyPzV4OEe0PC=>
human HT1080 cells NWXMfJRRTnWwY4Tpc44h[XO|YYm= M{TRVWlv\HWldHnvckBw\iClZXzsJIRm[XSqIHnuJIh2dWGwIFjUNVA5OCClZXzsd{BqdiCycnXz[Y5k\SCxZjDQSE06QDB3OTDifUB1enmyYX6gZox2\SCneHPseZNqd25ibXX0bI9lNCCLQ{WwQVEh|ryPLh?= NXy1VnB3OTd3Nki3OFg>
human SVR cells M2fMRWZ2dmO2aX;uJIF{e2G7 MX;JcoR2[3Srb36gc4Yh[2WubDDk[YF1cCCrbjDoeY1idiCVVmKgZ4VtdHNuIFXDOVA:Oi53IN88UU4> NHL0UXIyPzV4OEe0PC=>
human MES-SA cells NFnsWVhHfW6ldHnvckBie3OjeR?= MWjJcoR2[3Srb36gc4Yh[2WubDDk[YF1cCCrbjDoeY1idiCPRWOtV2Eh[2WubIOsJGVEPTB;MzFOwG0v MXKxO|U3QDd2OB?=
human SKUT cells MX7GeY5kfGmxbjDhd5NigQ>? MVrJcoR2[3Srb36gc4Yh[2WubDDk[YF1cCCrbjDoeY1idiCVS2XUJINmdGy|LDDFR|UxRTRizszNMi=> MlzrNVc2Pjh5NEi=
human Calu1 cells M{XmU2Z2dmO2aX;uJIF{e2G7 M1fxO2lvcGmkaYTpc44hd2ZiaIXtZY4hS2GudUGgZ4VtdHNiZYjwdoV{e2mwZzDLVmFUKHerdHigZYN1cX[jdHnu[{BufXSjdHnvcpMh[nlidIL5dIFvKGKudXWg[ZhkdHW|aX;uJIF{e2G7LDDJR|UxRTRizszNMi=> NU[wVHMyOTd3Nki3OFg>
human LNCaP cells MWnGeY5kfGmxbjDhd5NigQ>? NGLMe3RKdmS3Y4Tpc44hd2ZiY3XscEBl\WG2aDDpckBpfW2jbjDMUmNiWCClZXzsd{whTUN3ME22JO69VS5? MV2xO|U3QDd2OB?=
human U2OS cells MWfGeY5kfGmxbjDhd5NigQ>? MYTJcoR2[3Srb36gc4Yh[2WubDDk[YF1cCCrbjDoeY1idiCXMl;TJINmdGy|LDDFR|UxRTZizszNMi=> NUW4XWFwOTd3Nki3OFg>
human TC32 cells MVzGeY5kfGmxbjDhd5NigQ>? NITZSYlKdmS3Y4Tpc44hd2ZiY3XscEBl\WG2aDDpckBpfW2jbjDUR|MzKGOnbHzz M{f2ZVE4PTZ6N{S4
human SK-N-MC cells NXXpR3JvTnWwY4Tpc44h[XO|YYm= M3OwdWlv\HWldHnvckBw\iClZXzsJIRm[XSqIHnuJIh2dWGwIGPLMW4uVUNiY3XscJMtKEWFNUC9NVAh|ryPLh?= NXrxV|N3OTd3Nki3OFg>
human U937 cells Mn7FSpVv[3Srb36gZZN{[Xl? M1e2fGlv\HWldHnvckBw\iClZXzsJIRm[XSqIHnuJIh2dWGwIGW5N|ch[2WubIOsJGVEPTB;MUCg{txONg>? NWPMVWV1OTd3Nki3OFg>
human TC71 cells M1\lXWZ2dmO2aX;uJIF{e2G7 MXLJcoR2[3Srb36gc4Yh[2WubDDk[YF1cCCrbjDoeY1idiCWQ{exJINmdGy|LDDFR|UxRTFyIN88UU4> NYS1fVlmOTd3Nki3OFg>
human BJ cells MWrGeY5kfGmxbjDhd5NigQ>? M2n4dWlv\HWldHnvckBw\iClZXzsJIRm[XSqIHnuJHRGWlRiZYjwdoV{e2mwZzDoeY1idiCESjDj[YxteyxiRVO1NF0yOCEQvF2u NFXYfWkyPzV4OEe0PC=>
human EWS502 cells NFvW[ZVHfW6ldHnvckBie3OjeR?= NGDyXmRKdmS3Y4Tpc44hd2ZiY3XscEBl\WG2aDDpckBpfW2jbjDFW3M2ODJiY3XscJMtKEWFNUC9NVAh|ryPLh?= NHf1fG8yPzV4OEe0PC=>
human Hs51.T cells MW\GeY5kfGmxbjDhd5NigQ>? MkfLTY5lfWO2aX;uJI9nKGOnbHyg[IVifGhiaX6gbJVu[W5iSIO1NU5VKGOnbHzzMEBGSzVyPUGyJO69VS5? NX22bpdjOTd3Nki3OFg>
human Hs925.T cells NX3SfZQ5TnWwY4Tpc44h[XO|YYm= NWnifW5jUW6mdXP0bY9vKG:oIHPlcIwh\GWjdHigbY4hcHWvYX6gTJM6OjVwVDDj[YxteyxiRVO1NF0yPyEQvF2u NF7YNlIyPzV4OEe0PC=>
human HOS cells M2jqb2Z2dmO2aX;uJIF{e2G7 M2HwOmlv\HWldHnvckBw\iClZXzsJIRm[XSqIHnuJIh2dWGwIFjPV{Bk\WyuczCsJGVEPTB;MUeg{txONg>? MYOxO|U3QDd2OB?=
human MX2 cells Mme0SpVv[3Srb36gZZN{[Xl? NWDkeJRjUW6mdXP0bY9vKG:oIHPlcIwh\GWjdHigbY4hcHWvYX6gUXgzKGOnbHzzMEBGSzVyPUG4JO69VS5? Mn7kNVc2Pjh5NEi=
human A673 cells MVvGeY5kfGmxbjDhd5NigQ>? M{jFOWlv\HWldHnvckBw\iClZXzsJIRm[XSqIHnuJIh2dWGwIFG2O|Mh[2WubIOsJGVEPTB;M{Cg{txONg>? MUGxO|U3QDd2OB?=
human BJ cells M1Hs[GZ2dmO2aX;uJIF{e2G7 MXnJcoR2[3Srb36gc4Yh[2WubDDk[YF1cCCrbjDoeY1idiCESjDj[YxteyCneIDy[ZN{cW6pIGTFVnQtKEyWLDDTWEBidmRiUlHTJGcyOlZibYX0ZY51KGenbnXzJIlvKHC{ZYPlcoNmKG:oIGWwNVI3KGK7IITyfZBidiCkbIXlJIV5[2y3c3nvckBu\XSqb3SsJGlEPTB;M{GuNkDPxE1w NWq4bWFWOTd3Nki3OFg>
human BJ cells M3W5VmZ2dmO2aX;uJIF{e2G7 MWC5JO69VQ>? NEDT[FNKdmS3Y4Tpc44hd2ZiY3XscEBl\WG2aDDpckBpfW2jbjDCTkBk\WyuczDlfJBz\XO|aX7nJHRGWlRuIFzUMEBUXCCjbnSgVmFUKEdzMm[gcZV1[W62IHflcoV{KGOnbHzzJIF1KDlidV2u MknLNVc2Pjh5NEi=
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human BJeLR cells NYXHblN5S3m2b4TvfIlkyqCjc4PhfS=> M1TBZlExKM7:TR?= MofjNVIhcA>? NX3zWG5US3m2b4TvfIlkcXS7IHHnZYlve3RiaIXtZY4hSkqnTGKgZ4VtdHNiZYjwdoV{e2mwZzDSRXMhTzF{VjDteZRidnRiYYSgNVAhfU1iYYSgNVIhcHK|IHL5JJRzgXCjbjDicJVmKHO2YXnubY5o NHi3RoczOjh|MkOyNS=>
human BJeH cells M2L4e2Z2dmO2aX;uJIF{e2G7 MVu2JIg> NHzqeIVKdmS3Y4Tpc44hd2ZicnXhZ5RqfmVib4j5[4VvKHOyZXPp[ZMheHKxZIXjeIlwdiCrbjDoeY1idiCESnXIJINmdGy|IHX4dJJme3Orbnege4lt\CC2eYDlJHJCWyCjZoTldkA3KGi{czDifUBFS0ZvYnHz[YQh\myxdzDjfZRwdWW2cnnjJIFv[Wy7c3nz NH;Fd28zOjh|MkOyNS=>

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Assay
Methods Test Index PMID
Western blot
GPX4 / cleaved-PARP / cleaved-caspase3 / LC3 / p62 / LDH / HMGB1; 

PubMed: 27308510     


HL-60 and Jurkat cells were treated with erastin (5 μM) for 24 h and subjected to western blot analysis of the indicated proteins in whole cell extracts or supernatant. 

TfR1 / p-JNK / JNK / p-P38; 

PubMed: 31105999     


HL-60/NRAS (Q61L) cells were treated with erastin (5 μM) combined with SP600125 (10 μM) and SB202190 (10 μM) for 48 h. TfR1 expression and the phosphorylation of p38 (p-P38) and JNK1/2 (p-JNK1/2) were assayed by western blot. 

HSPA5 / p-EIF2AK3; 

PubMed: 28130223     


Western blot analysis indicated protein expression in PDAC cells following treatment with erastin (2.5-40 μM) for 24 hours (n=3, *p < 0.05 versus untreated group). 

GRP78; 

PubMed: 29383150     


Cells were treated with 50 μM erastin for various time(1-24 h). Whole-cell extracts were analyzed with immunoblotting assay.

27308510 31105999 28130223 29383150
Growth inhibition assay
Cell survival; 

PubMed: 29348676     


The A375 and G-361 human melanoma cells were treated with erastin (2.5-40 µM) or RSL3 (0.1-10 µM) with or without a cell death inhibitor (ferrostatin-1, 1 µM; ZVAD-FMK, 10 µM; necrosulfonamide, 0.5 µM) for 24 h. Cell death was assayed using a CCK-8 kit. Data shown represent mean ± SD from three independent experiments. ****p < 0.0001.

29348676
Immunofluorescence
HMGB1; 

PubMed: 31105999     


HL-60/NRAS (Q61L) cells were treated with erastin (5 μM) with or without Fer-1 (1 μM) pretreatment for 48 h, and then the nuclear/cytosolic HMGB1 expression was assayed by immunofluorescence(Green, HMGB1; blue, nucleus). 

31105999

Protocol

Cell Research:[1]
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  • Cell lines: BJ-TERT/LT/ST/RASV12 cells
  • Concentrations: 5 or 10 μg/mL
  • Incubation Time: 6-11 hours
  • Method: BJ-TERT/LT/ST/RASV12 cells are seeded in 100 mm dishes and allowed to grow overnight. Cells are treated with erastin (5 or 10 μg/ml) for 6, 8, or 11 hr. A camptothecin-treated (0.4 μg/ml) control is maintained, treated at the time of seeding for 20 hours. After the treatment, cells are harvested with trypsin/EDTA and washed once with fresh medium containing serum and then twice with phosphate-buffered saline. Cells are resuspended in 1× binding buffer. 100 μL is incubated with 5 μL of Annexin V-FITC and propidium iodiode for 15 min in the dark at room temperature. Then 400 μl of the 1× binding buffer s added and the cells analyzed by flow cytometry. Data are acquired and analyzed using Cellquest software. Only viable cells that do not stain with propidium iodiode are analzyed for Annexin V-FITC staining using the FL1 channel.
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Solubility (25°C)

In vitro DMSO 19 mg/mL (34.73 mM)
Water Insoluble
Ethanol Insoluble
In vivo Add solvents to the product individually and in order(Data is from Selleck tests instead of citations):
5% DMSO+corn oil
For best results, use promptly after mixing.
2.5mg/mL

* Please note that Selleck tests the solubility of all compounds in-house, and the actual solubility may differ slightly from published values. This is normal and is due to slight batch-to-batch variations.

Chemical Information

Molecular Weight 547.04
Formula

C30H31ClN4O4

CAS No. 571203-78-6
Storage powder
in solvent
Synonyms N/A

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Cell Lines Assay Type Concentration Incubation Time Formulation Activity Description PMID