API-2

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

M.Wt:
320.31
Formula:
C13H16N6O4
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in 1eq. HCl and to 100 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
35943-35-2

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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.

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

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

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for API-2 include:

Kuo et al (2014) Repression of glucocorticoid-stimulated angiopoietin-like 4 gene transcription by insulin. J Lipid Res 55 919. PMID: 24565756.

Woo et al (2012) Calpain-mediated processing of p53-associated parkin-like cytoplasmic protein (PARC) affects chemosensitivity of human ovarian cancer cells by promoting p53 subcellular trafficking. J Biol Chem 287 3963. PMID: 22117079.

Jackson et al (2010) Control of cerebellar long-term potentiation by P-Rex-family guanine-nucleotide exchange factors and phosphoinositide 3-kinase. PLoS One 5 e11962. PMID: 20694145.

Liu et al (2010) FRP inhibits ox-LDL-induced endothelial cell apoptosis through an Akt-NF-{kappa}B-Bcl-2 pathway and inhibits endothelial cell apoptosis in an apoE-knockout mouse model. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 299 E351. PMID: 20530739.

Sunters et al (2010) Mechano-transduction in osteoblastic cells involves strain-regulated estrogen receptor alpha-mediated control of insulin-like growth factor (IGF) I receptor sensitivity to Ambient IGF, leading to phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/AKT-dependent Wnt/LRP5 receptor-independent activation of beta-catenin signaling. J Biol Chem 285 8743. PMID: 20042609.

Roselli et al (2009) Disassembly of shank and homer synaptic clusters is driven by soluble beta-amyloid(1-40) through divergent NMDAR-dependent signalling pathways. PLoS One 4 e6011. PMID: 19547699.

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