NSC-405020 (7497-07-6) is a membrane type-1 matrix metalloproteinase (MMP14 or MT1-MMP) inhibitor that prevents homodimerization and inhibits MMP14’s protumorigenic activity in vivo. (IC50 > 100 μM). Inhibition is via interaction with the hemopexin domain (PEX) of MMP14. NSC-405020 does not interfere with the catalytic activity of MT1-MMP or MMP-2.
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