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BioAssay: AID 725940

Inhibition of recombinant firefly luciferase activity expressed in U87 cells at 10 uM after 2 mins

Luciferase reporter assays are commonly used in high-throughput screening methods. Here, we report new firefly luciferase (FLuc) inhibitors based on 5-benzyl-3-phenyl-4,5-dihydroisoxazoles and 5-benzyl-3-phenyl-1,4,2-dioxazoles, which showed up as "false positives" in a luciferase reporter gene-based assay for nuclear receptor antagonists. The inhibition was shown to be noncompetitive more ..
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AID: 725940
Data Source: ChEMBL (938506)
Depositor Category: Literature, Extracted
BioAssay Version:
Deposit Date: 2013-11-07
Modify Date: 2014-05-27

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Target
Sequence: RecName: Full=Luciferin 4-monooxygenase; Short=Luciferase
Description ..   
Protein Family: Firefly luciferase of light emitting insects and 4-Coumarate-CoA Ligase (4CL)
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Related Protein 3D Structures     More BioActivity Data..
BioActive Compounds: 2
Description:
Title: Discovery of 5-benzyl-3-phenyl-4,5-dihydroisoxazoles and 5-benzyl-3-phenyl-1,4,2-dioxazoles as potent firefly luciferase inhibitors.

Abstract: Luciferase reporter assays are commonly used in high-throughput screening methods. Here, we report new firefly luciferase (FLuc) inhibitors based on 5-benzyl-3-phenyl-4,5-dihydroisoxazoles and 5-benzyl-3-phenyl-1,4,2-dioxazoles, which showed up as "false positives" in a luciferase reporter gene-based assay for nuclear receptor antagonists. The inhibition was shown to be noncompetitive for both natural enzyme substrates (d-luciferin and ATP) and selective to FLuc and proven to arise from a direct interaction between the enzyme and the inhibitor. Of the 63 evaluated compounds, 28 showed significantly better inhibition potency than the well-known inhibitor resveratrol (IC(50) = 59 nM), with five compounds having distinctly subnanomolar IC(50) values. The most efficient compounds inhibited the luminescence at concentrations lower than (1)/(100) in comparison to resveratrol (lowest IC(50) = 0.26 nM) and can thus be considered to belong to the most potent FLuc inhibitors reported thus far. Overall, the novel inhibitors form a unique molecular library for structure-activity relationship (SAR) analyses.
(PMID: 23286196)
Categorized Comment
Assay Type: Binding

Assay Data Source: Scientific Literature

Assay Test Type: In vitro

BAO: Assay Format: cell-based format

Target Type: Target is a single protein chain

Result Definitions
TIDNameDescriptionHistogramTypeUnit
OutcomeThe BioAssay activity outcomeOutcome
1Inhibition activity commentInhibition activity commentString
2Inhibition standard flagInhibition standard flagInteger
3Inhibition qualifierInhibition qualifierString
4Inhibition published valueInhibition published valueFloat
5Inhibition standard valueInhibition standard valueFloat

Data Table (Concise)
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