Aliases: Cyclo[(2S)-2-amino-8-oxodecanoyl-1-methoxy-L-tryptophyl-L-isoleucyl-(2R)-2-piperidinexcarbonyl]
Catalog No: 14040 Format: 5 mg $280 Buy
Catalog No: 14041 Format: 1 mg $80 Buy

Application: Histone Acetylation (HAT & HDAC)

Chemical Properties

MW = 623.8
CAS 183506-66-3
≥98% (HPLC); NMR (Conforms)


Cyclopeptide inhibitor of histone deacetylases (HDACs) (ref 1). Inhibits HeLa cell proliferation (IC50 = 50-100 nM) and induces reversible transcriptional activation of p21 (WAF1) (ref 2). Decreases HIF-1α protein levels and transcriptional activity in human and mouse tumor cell lines (ref 3). Cell permeable.


White solid. May be dissolved in DMSO (10 mg/ml).

Storage Conditions

Store desiccated as supplied at -20°C for up to 1 year. Store solutions at -20°C for up to 3 months.


1. SJ Darkin-Rattray et al. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 1996, 93:13143
2. JW Han et al. Cancer Res. 2000, 60:6068
3. SH Kim et al. Oncol. Rep. 2007, 17:647


Chemical structure of Apicidin.