BKT140, also known as BL-8040 and TF 14016, is an orally bioavailable inhibitor of CXC Chemokine Receptor 4 (CXCR4) with potential antineoplastic activity .
The G protein-coupled receptor CXCR4 plays an important role in chemotaxis and angiogenesis and is upregulated in several tumor cell types. CXCR4 has been involved in promoting tumor progression. CXCR4 expression is a prognostic marker in various types of cancer, such as acute myelogenous leukemia or breast carcinoma. CXCR4 acts as an important molecule involved in the spread and progression of a variety of different tumors .
BKT140 reduced the colony-forming capacity of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cells. Subcutaneous administration of BKT140 significantly delayed the development of H460 xenografts and showed a similar trend for A549 xenografts . Pre-clinical studies in animal models with BKT140 showed a robust mobilization of white blood cells (WBC) and hematopoietic stem cells (HSC). BKT140 showed a direct anti-tumor effect against human-derived multiple myeloma (MM), lymphoma and primary leukemia cells and cell lines in vitro and in vivo, causing significant apoptosis . BKT140 was well tolerated and rapidly absorbed in patients with multiple myeloma. BKT140 administration significantly increased the number of peripheral blood neutrophils, monocytes, lymphocytes, and CD34+ cells in a dose-dependent manner .
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|Storage||Store at -20°C|
|Solubility||≥216mg/mL in DMSO|
|Shipping Condition||Evaluation sample solution : ship with blue ice.All other available size: ship with RT , or blue ice upon request|
|General tips||For obtaining a higher solubility , please warm the tube at 37 ℃ and shake it in the ultrasonic bath for a while.Stock solution can be stored below -20℃ for several months.|