Catalog No.S2685

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KW-2478 is a nonansamycin HSP90 inhibitor with IC50 of 3.8 nM. Phase 1.

KW-2478 Chemical Structure

CAS No. 819812-04-9

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Description KW-2478 is a nonansamycin HSP90 inhibitor with IC50 of 3.8 nM. Phase 1.
HSP90 [1]
3.8 nM
In vitro

KW-2478 inhibits the binding of bRD to Hsp90α with IC50 of 3.8 nM. KW-2478 degradates the Hsp90 client proteins, including FGFR3 and IGF-1Rβand c-Raf-1. KW-2478 reduces the level of phosphorylated Erk1/2. KW-2478 induces apoptosis by cleavage of PARP, a substrate of caspase-3 In U266 cells,. KW-2478 has Time dependency of antiproliferative activity, consecutive drug exposure for at least 12 hours is necessary to to exert potent antitumor activity. KW-2478 downregulates the translocation products of IgH locus. KW-2478 inhibits the transcription of c-Maf and cyclin D1 genes by mainly suppressing the function of Cdk9. [1] KW-2478 has potent and broad growth inhibitory activities against various cell lines, KW-2478 inhibites cancer cell growth in all cell lines, with EC50 of 101-252 nM, 81.4-91.4 nM and 120-622 nM for B-cell lymphoma, mantle cell lymphoma and multiple myeloma, respectively. KW-2478 also shows potent growth inhibitory activity in primary CLL and NHL cells with EC50 of 40-170 nM and 200-400 nM, respectively. [2].

Cell Data
Cell Lines Assay Type Concentration Incubation Time Formulation Activity Description PMID
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Rh41 Ml7YdWhVWyCjc4PhfS=> Mkn0dWhVWyCxZjDw[YRq[XS{aXOgZ4Fv[2W{IHPlcIwhdGmwZYOgeI8hcWSnboTp[pkhdXWudHnwcIUhd3Cyb4L0eY5qfGmnczDmc5Ih\HK3ZzDy[ZB2enCxc3nu[|ohWHKrbXHyfUB{[3KnZX6g[o9zKFKqNEGgZ4VtdHN? NFjD[489[SC2YYLn[ZQ:L1:kbHHub{chcHKnZk2nbJR1eHN8Lz;weYJu\WRwbnPibU5vdG1wbnnoModwfi9{OUSzOVE{QSd-Mkm0N|UyOzl:L3G+
In vivo KW-2478 suppresses tumor growth and induces the degradation of client proteins in tumors in NCI-H929 s.c. inoculated model at doses of 100 mg/kg or more. KW-2478 reduces both serum M protein and MM tumor burden in the bone marrow in OPM-2/GFP i.v. inoculated mouse model at doses of 100 mg/kg. [1]

Protocol (from reference)

Kinase Assay:[1]
  • Hsp90 Binding Assay:

    Human Hsp90α solution (0.5 μg/mL) is fixed on 96-well plates, followed by blocking with TBS containing 1% bovine serum albumin. KW-2478 solutions is added to the wells, and bRD is added to a concentration of 0.1 μmol/L. After removal of solution, poly-HRP streptavidin solution dilutes with poly-HRP dilution buffer is added to the wells. After removal of solution, equal volumes of TMB peroxidase substrate and peroxidase solution B are added to the wells. To stop the HRP reaction, 2 mol/L H2SO4 are added, followed by measurement of absorbance at 450 nm using a microplate spectrophotometer.

Cell Research:[1]
  • Cell lines: OPM-2/GFP, KMS-11, RPMI 8226, and NCI-H929 cells
  • Concentrations: 0.05 - 5 μM
  • Incubation Time: 3 days
  • Method: To measure the IC50, OPM-2/green fluorescent protein (GFP) cells, KMS-11 cells, OPM-2/GFP and other cells are plated into 96-well plates and treat with KW-2478. After 72 hours of cultivation, cell viability is determined using Cell Proliferation Reagent WST-1. WST reagent is added to the wells, followed by incubation for 4 hours at 37 °C. After that, the absorbance at 450 nm with reference at 650 nm is measured with a microplate spectrophotometer. To examine time dependency of antiproliferative activity of KW-2478, the cells are plated into 96-well V-bottomed plates and treated with KW-2478. After 0 hour and at intervals from 3 to 72 hours at 37 °C, the supernatant is aspirated. After drug-free medium is added to the wells, the supernatant is aspirated again. Finally, drug-free medium is added to the wells, and the plates are further incubated for the remainder of the 72-hour period, followed by measurement of cell viabil
Animal Research:[1]
  • Animal Models: NCI-H929 tumors s.c. inoculated in SCID mice, OPM-2/GFP i.v. inoculated mouse model
  • Dosages: 25, 50 , 100 and 200 mg/kg
  • Administration: Orally administrated once daily for 5 days

Solubility (25°C)

In vitro

DMSO 115 mg/mL
(200.11 mM)
Ethanol 3 mg/mL
(5.22 mM)
Water Insoluble

In vivo

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(Data is from Selleck tests instead of citations):
30% propylene glycol, 5% Tween 80, 65% D5W
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10 mg/mL

Chemical Information

Molecular Weight 574.66


CAS No. 819812-04-9
Storage 3 years -20°C powder
2 years -80°C in solvent

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