Bestatin (Ubenimex) is a competitive inhibitor of several aminopeptidases in animals and plants, including leucine aminopeptidase, aminopeptidase B, and triamino peptidase. Acting in a dose dependent manner, Bestatin is a strong inducer of defense genes in tomato leaves, as well as the genes which are induced by herbivore attacks, mechanical wounding, systemin, and methyl jasmonate.
Catalog Number: ZXB-02-101
CAS Number: 58970-76-6
Synonyms: ([2S,3R]-3-Amino-2-hydroxy-4-phenylbutanoyl)-L-leucine; Ubenimex
Molecular Weight: 308.37
PubChem Chemical ID: 72172