Aliases: RG-108, N-Phthalyl-L-tryptophan; or (S)-2-(1,3-dioxoisoindolin-2-yl)-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid
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Application: DNA Methylation

Chemical Properties

MW = 334.3
CAS 48208-26-0
MP = 104°C
>98% (TLC); NMR (Conforms)


A non-nucleoside DNA methyltransferase inhibitor (IC50 = 115 nM)(ref 1). Inhibits DNA methylation in human and tumor cell lines without toxicity (ref 2). Enhances the reversion of neural progenitor cells to the pluripotent state (ref 3).


Tan powder. May be dissolved in DMSO (100 mg/ml); Ethanol (100 mg/ml).

Storage Conditions

Store desiccated as supplied at room temperature for up to 2 years. Store solutions at -20°C for up to 1 month.


1. B Brueckner et al. Cancer Res. 2005, 65:6305
2. C Stresemann et al. Cancer Res. 2006, 66:2794
3. I Szablowska-Gadomska et al. Acta. Neurobiol. Exp. 2012, 72:337


Chemical structure of RG108.