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Catalog No.S7381 Synonyms: Pepstatin
CAS No. 26305-03-3
Pepstatin A (Pepstatin) is a potent aspartic protease inhibitor, and also inhibits HIV replication. Pepstatin A is also an inhibitor of cathepsins D and cathepsins E. Pepstatin A inhibits autophagy by suppressing lysosomal proteases.
Selleck's Pepstatin A has been cited by 11 publications
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|Description||Pepstatin A (Pepstatin) is a potent aspartic protease inhibitor, and also inhibits HIV replication. Pepstatin A is also an inhibitor of cathepsins D and cathepsins E. Pepstatin A inhibits autophagy by suppressing lysosomal proteases.|
Pepstatin A shows effective inhibition on aspartic proteinases such as pepsin, cathepsins D and E. In HIV-infected H9 cells, pepstatin A inhibits part of the intracellular processing of the HIV gag protein with no apparent toxicity on HIV-infected cells.  Pepstatin A laos suppresses the differentiation of osteoclasts by blocking ERK signaling and the inhibition of NFATc1 expression. 
|In vitro||DMSO||57 mg/mL (83.1 mM)|
|Ethanol||1 mg/mL warmed (1.45 mM)|
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S7681 could be dissolved in 5%DMSO+40%PEG300+tween-80+ddH2O up to 2mg/ml.