Late stage assay provider counterscreen for the probe development effort to identify IDE inhibitors: Fluorescence-based cysteine-free mutant IDE activity assay using a fluorogenic peptide substrate (FRET1) (reversibility) (Round 2)
Name: Late stage assay provider counterscreen for the probe development effort to identify IDE inhibitors: Fluorescence-based cysteine-free mutant IDE activity assay using a fluorogenic peptide substrate (FRET1) (reversibility) (Round 2). ..more
Source (MLPCN Center Name): The Scripps Research Institute Molecular Screening Center (SRIMSC)
Center Affiliation: The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI)
Assay Provider: Malcolm Leissring, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Network: Molecular Libraries Probe Production Centers Network (MLPCN)
Grant Proposal Number: 1 R03 DA024888-01
Grant Proposal PI: Malcolm Leissring, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
External Assay ID: MUT-CF-IDE_FRET1_INH_FLINT_3XIC50 MDCSRUN run by AP (reversibility) (ROUND 2)
Name: Late stage assay provider counterscreen for the probe development effort to identify IDE inhibitors: Fluorescence-based cysteine-free mutant IDE activity assay using a fluorogenic peptide substrate (FRET1) (reversibility) (Round 2).
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is characterized by accumulation of amyloid beta-protein (A-beta; Abeta) in brain regions involved in memory and cognition (1). The steady-state levels of AB reflect a balance between its production via beta- and gamma-secretases and its catabolism by proteolytic degradation (2-4). Because Abeta cleavage products are less neurotoxic than intact Abeta, enzymes that cleave Abeta are of therapeutic interest for AD. In fact, upregulation of Abeta-degrading proteases can prevent AD-like pathology in beta-amyloid precursor protein (APP) transgenic mice (5), suggesting that enhancing AB degradation may be therapeutic in human AD. Insulin-degrading enzyme (IDE) is an Abeta-degrading zinc metalloprotease that requires a free thiol and bivalent cations to degrade extracellular Abeta in neurons and other cell types (6-8). The deduced sequence of IDE shares little homology to other proteinases, including cysteine, metallo-, serine, or aspartic proteases (9). Most IDE is localized inside the cell (10), where it can degrade internalized insulin (11), insulin-like growth factors I and II (12), and amylin (13), which make IDE an attractive target for type-2 diabetes. However, since IDE has also been found in the extracellular space and at the plasma membrane (6), it can function as a principal protease in Abeta catabolism (5, 14, 15). IDE secretion is not dependent upon the classical secretion pathway (16). Studies showing reduced IDE levels in human AD patients (17, 18), combined with increased brain AB levels in IDE-deficient mice (14, 15), and association studies suggesting that IDE variants may be associated with AD severity (19-23), suggest that the identification of compounds that selectively modulate IDE activity will present as important tools for the study of IDE function, AD, and diabetes.
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The purpose of this biochemical assay is to determine whether powder samples of compounds identified as possible IDE inhibitor probe candidates exert their inhibitory effects via modification of cysteine residues within IDE. This IDE activity assay differs from the primary FP-based HTS assay (AID 434962). In this assay, a fluorogenic IDE substrate (FRET1) is incubated with cysteine-free (CF) [mutant] recombinant IDE in the presence of compounds in reaction buffer. The reaction is monitored by quantification of fluorescence intensity as a function of time. Percent activity is calculated relative to controls containing no test compound (100%) or no enzyme (0%). A reversible inhibitor will lose its inhibitory power when diluted, while an irreversible inhibitor will continue to inhibit the enzyme even after dilution. Data are reported as either TRUE or FALSE to indicate whether the compound was deemed to be a reversible inhibitor. Compounds are tested in triplicate using a 10-point semilog dilution series starting at a nominal test concentration of 100 uM.
10 uL of cysteine-free (CF) recombinant IDE enzyme (1 nM final, i.e., EC80) were dispensed into each well of 384-well microtiter plates, together with control wells loaded with buffer only (Low_Control). Next, 10 uL of test compounds in DMSO (1% final concentration) or DMSO only (High_Control) were added to the appropriate wells. The assay was started by dispensing 10 uL of FRET1 substrate (1 uM final) in Buffer A [100 mM NaCl, 10 mM MgCl2, 50 mM HEPES, pH 7.4 supplemented with 0.1% bovine serum albumin (BSA)]. Activity was read continuously at 2-min intervals for 2 h at room temperature (22 C) using a Molecular Devices SpectraMAX 5e multilabel plate reader (excitation = 335 nm, emission = 385 nm).
For each test compound activity was determined from the rate of increase of fluorescence as a function of time relative to controls, using the linear portion of the progress curves (i.e., 0-30% of complete hydrolysis).
For each test compound, percent activity relative to High_Control (100%) was plotted against compound concentration using Microsoft Excel, according to the following formula:
%_Activity = 100 * ( ( Test_Compound - Median_Low_Control ) / ( Median_High_Control - Median_Low_Control ) )
Test_Compound indicates wells containing test compound
Low_Control indicates wells containing Buffer only
High_Control indicates wells containing DMSO only
PubChem Activity Outcome and Score:
A compound was considered active if it did not lose inhibitory activity upon dilution (irreversible). A compound was considered inactive if it lost or exhibited reduced inhibitory activity upon dilution (reversible).
Active compounds were given a score of 100 and inactive compounds were given a score of 0.
The PubChem Activity Score range for inactive compounds is 0-0. There are no active compounds.
List of Reagents:
Recombinant cysteine-free IDE (supplied by Assay Provider)
Fluorescence dequenching substrate (FRET1) (supplied by Assay Provider)
BSA (Sigma, part A9647)
NaCl (Sigma, part S9888)
MgCl2 (Sigma, part M9272)
HEPES (Sigma, part H3375)
384-well NBS, low-volume, black plates (Corning, part 3676)
This assay was run by the assay provider. This assay may have been run as two or more separate campaigns, each campaign testing a unique set of compounds. In this case the results of each separate campaign were assigned "Active/Inactive" status based upon that campaign's specific compound activity cutoff value. Possible artifacts of this assay can include, but are not limited to: dust or lint located in or on wells of the microtiter plate, and compounds that quench or emit fluorescence within the well. All test compound concentrations reported are nominal; the specific concentration for a particular test compound may vary based upon the actual sample provided.
Data Table (Concise)