AG 879

Cat. No. 2617

AG 879 C18H24N2OS [148741-30-4]

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Alternative Name: Tyrphostin AG 879

Chemical Name: (2E)-3-[3,5-Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-hydroxyphenyl]-2-cyano-2-propenethioamide

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of the tyrosine kinase activity of nerve growth factor (NGF) TrkA. Decreases cellular proliferation in human muscular sarcoma cell lines. Also inhibits ErbB2 and VEGFR-2 (IC50 values are approximately 1 μM for both).

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 25 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at -20°C

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He et al (2004) The Tyr-kinase inhibitor AG879, that blocks the ETK-PAK1 interaction, suppresses the RAS-induced PAK1 activation and malignant transformation. Cancer Biol.Ther. 3 96. PMID: 14726663.

Rende et al (2006) Role of nerve growth factor and its receptors in non-nervous cancer growth: efficacy of a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (AG879) and neutralizing antibodies antityrosine kinase receptor A and antinerve growth factor: an in-vitro and in-vivo study. Anticancer Drugs 17 929. PMID: 16940803.

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Keywords: AG 879, supplier, AG879, tyrosine, kinase, inhibitors, ErbB2, VEGFR-2, EGFR, Flk-1, nerve, growth, factors, inhibits, NGF, TrkA

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