Comparative α-Naphthoflavone and β-Naphthoflavone Inhibits the Formation of a Carcinogenic Estrogen Metabolite

Comparative α-Naphthoflavone and β-Naphthoflavone Inhibits the Formation of a Carcinogenic... 17β-Estradiol (E2) is hydrolyzed to 2-hydroxy-E2 and 4-hydroxy-E2 (4-OH-E2) via cytochrome P450 (CYP) 1B1. In estrogen target tissues including the mammary gland, ovaries and uterus, CYP1B1 is highly expressed, and 4-OH-E2 is predominantly formed in cancerous tissues. In the present study, we investigated the inhibitory activity of α-naphthoflavone and β-naphthoflavone against CYP1B1 using estrogen E2 as substrate in vitro to reveal structure–activity relationship between structure of flavonoids and inhibition. The results showed that α-naphthoflavone and β-naphthoflavone possessed inhibitory activity against CYP1B1-mediated E2 and the inhibition of α-naphthoflavone was stronger than β-naphthoflavone. By kinetic analyses, α-naphthoflavone displayed uncompetitive inhibition, while β-naphthoflavone displayed mixed inhibition. Taken together, the data suggested that the benzo at A ring of flavonoids play a prominent role in CYP1B1 inhibition, especially 7,8-benzo is better than 5,6-benzo. This study may help to reveal the relationship between the structure of flavonoids and the inhibition CYP1B1 for discovering new drugs in cancer therapy and prevention. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Peptide Research and Therapeutics Springer Journals

Comparative α-Naphthoflavone and β-Naphthoflavone Inhibits the Formation of a Carcinogenic Estrogen Metabolite

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Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 by Springer Science+Business Media New York
Subject
Life Sciences; Biochemistry, general; Animal Anatomy / Morphology / Histology; Polymer Sciences; Pharmaceutical Sciences/Technology; Pharmacology/Toxicology; Molecular Medicine
ISSN
1573-3149
eISSN
1573-3904
D.O.I.
10.1007/s10989-016-9560-6
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