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B8385 Sigma

Bestatin hydrochloride

≥98% (HPLC)

Synonym: N-[(2S,3R)-3-Amino-2-hydroxy-4-phenylbutyryl]-L-leucine hydrochloride

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1, 5 mg in glass bottle

10, 25 mg in poly bottle

100 mg in glass bottle

Preparation Note

Solubility testing in water at 25 mg/ml yields a clear solution. Stock solutions at 1 mM are expected to be stable at least one month stored at -20 °C.

Biochem/physiol Actions

A metalloprotease inhibitor selective for aminopeptidase. Bestatin is a competitive and specific inhibitor of leucine aminopeptidase, aminopeptidase B, and triamino peptidase. It inhibits aminopeptidase B at 60 nM (using arginine-β-naphthylamide as substrate) and leucine aminopeptidase at 20 nM (leucine-β-naphthylamide as substrate). It showed no inhibition of aminopeptidase A, trypsin, chymotrypsin, elastase, papain, pepsin, or themolysin. It offers promise as a novel analgesic because it protects endogenous opioid peptides against degradation.

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All labs need water

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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