PD 98059

Cat. No. 1213

PD 98059 C16H13NO3 [167869-21-8]

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Chemical Name: 2-(2-Amino-3-methoxyphenyl)-4H-1-benzopyran-4-one

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase (MKK / MEK). Acts by binding to the inactivated form of MEK, thereby preventing its phosphorylation by cRAF or MEK kinase (IC50 = 2-7 μM). Inhibits cell growth and proliferation in acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) cell lines; causes G1 arrest by blocking p53-dependent p21 induction. Enhances embryonic stem cell self-renewal. Also available as part of the MAPK Cascade Inhibitor Tocriset™ and MAPK Inhibitor Tocriset™.

Technical Data

Soluble to 25 mM in DMSO and to 5 mM in ethanol
>98 %
Store at RT

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Alessi et al (1995) PD 98059 is a specific inhibitor of the activation of mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase in vitro and in vivo. J.Biol.Chem. 270 27489. PMID: 7499206.

Dudley et al (1995) A synthetic inhibitor of the mitogen-activated protein kinase cascade. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 92 7686. PMID: 7644477.

Tsang et al (1998) Effects of mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase inhibitor PD 98059 on antigen challenge of guinea-pig airways in vitro. Br.J.Pharmacol. 125 61. PMID: 9776345.

Qi et al (2004) BMP4 supports self-renewal of embryonic stem cells by inhibiting mitogen-activated protein kinase pathways. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 101 6027. PMID: 15075392.

Kojima et al (2007) Mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase inhibition enhances nuclear proapoptotic function of p53 in acute myelogenous leukemia cells. 67 3210. PMID: 17409429.

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