Cat. No. 2151

API-2 C13H16N6O4 [35943-35-2]

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Alternative Names: Triciribine, NSC 154020, TCN

Chemical Name: 1,5-Dihydro-5-methyl-1-β-D-ribofuranosyl-1,4,5,6,8-pentaazaacenaphthylen-3-amine

Biological Activity

Selective inhibitor of Akt (protein kinase B) signaling; displays minimal inhibition of PKC, PKA, SGK and p38 pathways. Inhibits phosphorylation and activation of downstream targets of Akt including Bad, GSK-3β and AFX. Induces apoptosis and growth arrest in vitro, preferentially in human cancer cells with elevated levels of Akt. Potently and selectively inhibits growth of Akt-overexpressing tumors in mice. Inhibits DNA synthesis and displays antiviral activity against HIV-1 and -2.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in 1eq. HCl and to 100 mM in DMSO
>99 %
Store at RT

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Wotring et al (1990) Dual mechanisms of inhibition of DNA synthesis by triciribine. Cancer Res. 50 4891. PMID: 2379153.

Ptak et al (1998) Phosphorylation of triciribine is necessary for activity against HIV type 1. AIDS Res.Hum.Retroviruses. 14 1315. PMID: 9788672.

Yang et al (2004) Akt/protein kinase B signaling inhibitor-2, a selective small molecule inhibitor of Akt signaling with antitumour activity in cancer cells overexpressing Akt. Cancer Res. 64 4394. PMID: 15231645.

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Keywords: API-2, supplier, Selective, inhibitors, Akt, PKB, signaling, Antitumor, antiviral, Protein, Kinase, B, NSC154020

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