BIX 01294

Cat. No. 3364

BIX 01294 C28H38N6O2.3HCl [1392399-03-9]

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Chemical Name: 2-(Hexahydro-4-methyl-1H-1,4-diazepin-1-yl)-6,7-dimethoxy-N-[1-(phenylmethyl)-4-piperidinyl]-4-quinazolinamine trihydrochloride

Biological Activity

GLP and G9a histone lysine methyltransferase inhibitor (IC50 values are 0.7 and 1.7 μM respectively) that displays no activity at other histone methyltransferases up to 37 μM. Modulates H3K9me2 levels in mammalian cells and potentiates induction of pluripotent stem cells from somatic cells in vitro.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
>98 %
Desiccate at RT

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Kubicek et al (2007) Reversal of H3K9me2 by a small-molecule inhibitor for the G9a histone methyltransferase. Mol.Cell 25 473. PMID: 17289593.

Shi et al (2008) Induction of pluripotent stem cells from mouse embryonic fibroblasts by Oct4 and Klf4 with small-molecule compounds. Cell Stem Cell 3 568. PMID: 18983970.

Chang et al (2009) Structural basis for G9a-like protein lysine methyltransferase inhibition by BIX-01294. Nat.Struct.Mol.Biol. 16 312. PMID: 19219047.

Malmquist et al (2012) Small-molecule histone methyltransferase inhibitors display rapid antimalarial activity against all blood stage forms in Plasmodium falciparum. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U S A 109 16708. PMID: 23011794.

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