BAG 956

Cat. No. 3606

BAG 956 C28H21N5 [853910-02-8]

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Chemical Name: α,α,-Dimethyl-4-[2-methyl-8-[2-(3-pyridinyl)ethynyl]-1H-imidazo[4,5-c]quinolin-1-yl]-benzeneacetonitrile

Biological Activity

Dual PDK1 and class I PI 3-K inhibitor (IC50 values are 245, 56, 446, 35 and 117 nM for PDK1 and PI 3-K p110 -α, -β, -δ, and -γ respectively). Inhibits cellular AKT phosphorylation at Thr308. Blocks cell proliferation, causing arrest in G1 phase of the cell cycle. Slows tumor progression in mouse xenograft models.

Technical Data

Soluble to 40 mM in DMSO and to 20 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at RT

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet

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Stauffer et al (2008) Imidazo[4,5-c]quinolines as inhibitors of the PI3K/PKB-pathway. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 18 1027. PMID: 18248814.

Weisberg et al (2008) Potentiation of antileukemic therapies by the dual PI3K/PDK-1 inhibitor, BAG956: effects on BCR-ABL- and mutant FLT3-expressing cells. Blood 111 3723. PMID: 18184863.

Marone et al (2009) Targeting melanoma with dual phosphoinositide 3-kinase/mammalian target of rapamycin inhibitors. Mol.Cancer Res. 7 601. PMID: 19372588.

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