Late stage assay provider results for the probe development effort to identify inhibitors of the Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen 1 (EBNA-1): Fluorescence polarization-based biochemical dose response assay for EBNA-1 inhibitors
Name: Late stage assay provider results for the probe development effort to identify inhibitors of the Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen 1 (EBNA-1): Fluorescence polarization-based biochemical dose response assay for EBNA-1 inhibitors. ..more
BioActive Compound: 1
Source (MLPCN Center Name): The Scripps Research Institute Molecular Screening Center (SRIMSC)
Center Affiliation: The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)
Assay Provider: Paul Lieberman, Wistar Institute
Network: Molecular Libraries Probe Production Centers Network (MLPCN)
Grant Proposal Number: I R21 NS063906-01
Grant Proposal PI: Paul Lieberman, Wistar Institute
External Assay ID: EBNA1_INH_FP_IC50 MDRUN Assay Provider
Name: Late stage assay provider results for the probe development effort to identify inhibitors of the Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen 1 (EBNA-1): Fluorescence polarization-based biochemical dose response assay for EBNA-1 inhibitors.
During each cell cycle in eukaryotes, the genome must be completely replicated and this replication must begin at the correct time and site (initiation site or origin) (1). Pathogenic viruses often take advantage of this cellular precision to maintain replication of their own genome. The Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is an orally-transmitted herpes virus associated with numerous human neoplasms (2) that infects over 90% of the world's population (3). Latent EBV infection stimulates B cell proliferation in vitro, and can lead to B cell transformation (4). Following infection, the EBV genome is maintained in the host cell as a plasmid that is replicated by machinery comprised of several host proteins and a sole EBV protein, the EBV nuclear antigen 1 (EBNA-1). This EBNA-1 protein is required for replication of the EBV DNA genome. EBNA-1 is a DNA-binding protein that binds to an EBV sequence called the viral origin of replication plasmid, OriP (5). Studies demonstrating a role for EBV in Burkitt's lymphoma and Hodgkin's disease (6), multiple sclerosis (7), lupus (8), infectious mononucleosis (9), and nasopharyngeal carcinoma (10), combined with the recent discovery that EBNA-1 induces DNA double strand breaks (11), suggest that inhibitors of EBNA-1 may serve useful for understanding virus-cell interactions, virus-mediated cellular transformation, and as therapies for EBV-associated pathologies.
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The purpose of this assay is to determine dose response curves for powder samples of compounds identified as possible EBNA-1 inhibitor probe candidates. This assay assesses the ability of compounds to inhibit the binding of EBNA-1 protein to DNA. In this biochemical assay, recombinant EBNA-1 DNA binding domain (DBD) (aa 448-610) purified from E. coli is incubated with a Cyanine (Cy5)-labeled 36-bp hairpin DNA oligonucleotide probe in the presence of test compounds. The reaction is excited with linear polarized light and the intensity of the emitted light is measured as the polarization value. As designed, compounds that act as EBNA inhibitors will prevent EBNA-DNA binding, thereby increasing the proportion of free DNA in the well, resulting in low fluorescence polarization in the well. This assay was performed by the assay provider.
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PubChem Activity Outcome and Score:
Compounds with an IC50 greater than 10 uM were considered inactive. Compounds with an IC50 equal to or less than 10 uM were considered active.
Activity score was then ranked by the potency, with the most potent compounds assigned the highest activity scores.
The PubChem Activity Score range for active compounds is 100-100, and for inactive compounds 89-0.
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This assay was performed by the assay provider. Replicate values and raw data were not provided. This assay may have been run as two or more separate campaigns, each campaign testing a unique set of compounds. Possible artifacts of this assay can include, but are not limited to: dust or lint and compounds that modulate fluorescence. All test compound concentrations reported above and below are nominal; the specific test concentration(s) for a particular compound may vary based upon the actual sample provided by the Kansas University Specialized Chemistry Center.
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