SKU: A191  / 
    CAS Number: 75747-14-7


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    17-allylamino-17-demethoxygeldanamycin (17-AAG), a semi-synthetic derivative of geldanamycin, is a potent antitumor agent that acts by binding to the 90-kDa heat-shock protein (Hsp90) essential to maintain the conformation, stability, activity and cellular localisation of several key oncogenic proteins such as ERBB2, C-RAF, CDK4, AKT/PKB, steroid hormone receptors, mutant p53, HIF-1α, survivin and telomerase hTERT. 17-AAG increases the sensitivity of pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia cell lines with varying Bcr-Abl status to imatinib in vitro.

    Molecular Formula  C31H43N3O8

    Hawkins LM et al (2005)  Effects of 17-allylamino-17-demethoxygeldanamycin (17-AAG) on pediatric acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) with respect to Bcr-Abl status and imatinib mesylate sensitivity. Pediatr. Res. 57:43

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    Villa R. et al.  (2003)  Inhibition of telomerase activity by geldanamycin and 17-allylamino, 17-demethoxygeldanamycin in human melanoma cells. Carcinogenesis 24:851