Technical Data
Phenylmethylene hydantoin (PMH, 5(4-Hydroxybenzylidene)hydantoin)
Biochemicals Storage: 4C/-20CShipping: Blue Ice
Anticancer compound. Chemopreventive. Shows anti-metastatic activity in prostate cancer cells through enhancement of cell-cell adhesion. Anti-invasive compound. Glycogen synthase kinase-3beta (GSK-3 beta) inhibitor.

Storage and Stability:
Short-term Storage: +4C
Long-term Storage: -20C
Stable for at least 2 years after receipt when stored at -20C. Store solutions at -20C in the dark.

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Purity: >97% (HPLC)

Important Note: This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Product Reference:
The synthesis of amino-acids: Piperidine and diethylamine as catalysts in the condensation of aromatic aldehydes with hydantoins: W.J. Boyd & W. Robson; Biochem. J. 29, 542 (1935)
Identification of a small molecule class to enhance cell-cell adhesion and attenuate prostate tumor growth and metastasis: G.V. Shah, et al.; Mol. Cancer Ther. 8, 509 (2009)
Discovery, design, and synthesis of anti-metastatic lead phenylmethylene hydantoins inspired by marine natural products: M. Mudit, et al.; Bioorg. Med. Chem. 17, 1731 (2009)
The marine natural-derived inhibitors of glycogen synthase kinase-3beta phenylmethylene hydantoins: In vitro and in vivo activities and pharmacophore modeling: M.A. Khanfar, et al.; Bioorg. Med. Chem. 17, 6032 (2009)
Phenylmethylene hydantoins as prostate cancer invasion and migration inhibitors. CoMFA approach and QSAR analysis: M.A. Khanfar & K.A. El Sayed; Eur. J. Med. Chem. 45, 5397 (2010)
Phenyl-methylene hydantoins alter CD44-specific ligand binding of benign and malignant prostate cells and suppress CD44 isoform expression: K. Yang, et al.; Am. J. Transl. Res. 2, 88 (2010)
Methods for evaluation of structural and biological properties of antiinvasive natural products: M. Mudit, et al.; Meth. Mol. Biol. 716, 55 (2011)

Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.