Cat. No. 1290
Chemical Name: (2R,3S,4S)-2-[(4-Methoxyphenyl)meth
Biological ActivityProtein synthesis inhibitor (blocks translation). Potent activator of stress-activated protein kinases (JNK/SAPK) and p38 MAP kinase. Acts as a potent signaling agonist to selectively elicit homologous desensitization of immediate early gene induction (c-fos, fosB, c-jun, junB and junD).
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Croons et al (2009) The protein synthesis inhibitor anisomycin induces macrophage apoptosis in rabbit atherosclerotic plaques through p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 329 856. PMID: 19286921.
Hazzalin et al (1998) Anisomycin selectively desensitizes signalling components involved in stress kinase activation and fos and jun induction. Mol.Cell.Biol. 18 1844. PMID: 9528756.
Cano et al (1994) Anisomycin-activated protein kinases p45 and p55 but not mitogen-activated protein kinases ERK-1 and -2 are implicated in the induction of c-fos and c-jun. Mol.Cell.Biol. 14 7352. PMID: 7935449.
Kyriakis et al (1994) The stress-activated protein kinase subfamily of c-Jun kinases. Nature 369 156. PMID: 8177321.
Sanchez et al (1994) Role of SAPK/ERK kinase-1 in the stress-activated pathway regulating transcription factor c-Jun. Nature 372 794. PMID: 7997269.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Anisomycin include:
Dieck et al (2015) Direct visualization of newly synthesized target proteins in situ. Nat Methods 12 411. PMID: 25775042.
Zhao et al (2015) Extracellular glutamate exposure facilitates group I mGluR-mediated epileptogenesis in the hippocampus. Neurobiol Dis 35 308. PMID: 25568123.
Basu et al (2014) Suppression of MAPK/JNK-MTORC1 signaling leads to premature loss of organelles and nuclei by autophagy during terminal differentiation of lens fiber cells. Autophagy 10 1193. PMID: 24813396.
Wang et al (2014) SynGAP regulates protein synthesis and homeostatic synaptic plasticity in developing cortical networks. PLoS One 8 e83941. PMID: 24391850.
Bernard et al (2013) Phosphorylation of FMRP and alterations of FMRP complex underlie enhanced mLTD in adult rats triggered by early life seizures. Autophagy 59 42736. PMID: 23831253.
Ma et al (2013) Suppression of eIF2α kinases alleviates Alzheimer's disease-related plasticity and memory deficits. Nat Neurosci 16 1299. PMID: 23933749.
Fortin et al (2012) Brain-derived neurotrophic factor activation of CaM-kinase kinase via transient receptor potential canonical channels induces the translation and synaptic incorporation of GluA1-containing calcium-permeable AMPA receptors. J Neurosci 32 8127. PMID: 22699894.
Hays et al (2011) Altered neocortical rhythmic activity states in Fmr1 KO mice are due to enhanced mGluR5 signaling and involve changes in excitatory circuitry. J Neurosci 31 14223. PMID: 21976507.
Fuortes et al (2010) Distinctions between persistent and reversible group I mGluR-induced epileptiform burst prolongation. Epilepsia 51 1633. PMID: 20659148.
Zhong et al (2009) BC1 regulation of metabotropic glutamate receptor-mediated neuronal excitability. J Neurosci 29 9977. PMID: 19675232.
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