17-AAG (75747-14-7) is a semi-synthetic analog of geldanamycin (Cat.# 10-1084) which is less toxic and more stable. 17-AAG selectively binds to and inhibits HSP90 from tumor cells. Anti-angiogenic activity. Cell permeable.
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