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Granzyme B Inhibitor Z-AAD-CH2Cl

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Cell-permeable and irreversible granzyme B inhibitor
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Z-AAD-CH2Cl (Z-AAD-CMK) is a cell-permeable and irreversible inhibitor of granzyme B [1].

Granzyme B is an apoptosis-inducing factor that expressed in natural killer (NK) cells, the granules of cytotoxic lymphocytes (CTLs) and cytotoxic T cells, and plays an important role in inducing inflammation and extracellular matrix remodelling [1].

Z-AAD-CH2Cl (Z-AAD-CMK) is a cell-permeable and irreversible granzyme B inhibitor. In human C-28/12 chondrocytes expressed the surface antigens of NK cells, Z-AAD-CMK dose-dependently inhibited chondrocyte cytotoxicity against K562 cells that was dependent on granzyme B [1]. In the oral squamous cell carcinoma cell line OSC-3, Z-AAD-CMK reduced interleukin-2-activated lymphocytes (LAK cell)-enhanced caspase-3 activity to approximately 70% and inhibited DNA fragmentation by approximately 20% of the control. Z-AAD-CMK also inhibited the increase of reactive oxygen intermediates (ROI) induced by LAK cells to approximately half of the control [2]. In Tc1 cells, Z-AAD-CMK inhibited apoptosis [3].

[1].  Saito S, Murakoshi K, Kotake S, et al. Granzyme B induces apoptosis of chondrocytes with natural killer cell-like cytotoxicity in rheumatoid arthritis. J Rheumatol, 2008, 35(10): 1932-1943.
[2].  Yamamoto T, Yoneda K, Ueta E, et al. Enhanced apoptosis of squamous cell carcinoma cells by interleukin-2-activated cytotoxic lymphocytes combined with radiation and anticancer drugs. Eur J Cancer, 2000, 36(15): 2007-2017.
[3].  Gorak-Stolinska P, Truman JP, Kemeny DM, et al. Activation-induced cell death of human T-cell subsets is mediated by Fas and granzyme B but is independent of TNF-alpha. J Leukoc Biol, 2001, 70(5): 756-766.

Chemical Properties

StorageStore at -20°C
SolubilitySoluble in DMSO
Chemical Name(Z)-2-((E)-((benzyloxy)(hydroxy)methylene)amino)-N-((Z)-1-((5-chloro-1-methoxy-1,4-dioxopentan-3-yl)imino)-1-hydroxypropan-2-yl)propanimidic acid
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Canonical SMILESCC(/N=C(O)/C(/N=C(OCC1=CC=CC=C1)\O)C)/C(O)=N/C(C(CCl)=O)CC(OC)=O
Shipping ConditionEvaluation sample solution : ship with blue ice.All other available size: ship with RT , or blue ice upon request
General tipsFor 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.

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Granzyme B Inhibitor Z-AAD-CH2Cl