Cat. No. 0618
Alternative Name: Tyrphostin AG 555
Chemical Name: (E)-2-Cyano-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)
Biological ActivityPotent epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) kinase inhibitor (IC50 = 0.7 μM) that displays 50-fold and >140-fold selectivity over ErbB2 and insulin receptor kinase respectively. Induce G1 growth arrest selectively in transformed cells (IC50 values are 6.4 and 9.4 μM in HPV16-immortalized and normal keratinocytes respectively).
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Ben-Bassat et al (1999) Tyrphostins that suppress the growth of human papilloma virus 16-immortalized human keratinocytes. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 290 1442. PMID: 10454524.
Levitzki and Gazit (1995) Tyrosine kinase inhibition: an approach to drug development. Science 267 1782. PMID: 7892601.
Gazit et al (1991) Tyrphostins. 2. Heterocyclic and α-substituted benzylidenemalononitrile tyrophostins as potent inhibitors of EGF receptor and ErbB2/neu tyrosine kinases. J.Med.Chem. 34 1896. PMID: 1676428.
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