Cat. No. 3364
Chemical Name: 2-(Hexahydro-4-methyl-1H-1,4-diazep
Biological ActivityGLP and G9a histone lysine methyltransferase inhibitor (IC50 values are 0.7 and 1.7 μM respectively) that displays no activity at other histone methyltransferases up to 37 μM. Modulates H3K9me2 levels in mammalian cells and potentiates induction of pluripotent stem cells from somatic cells in vitro.
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Malmquist et al (2012) Small-molecule histone methyltransferase inhibitors display rapid antimalarial activity against all blood stage forms in Plasmodium falciparum. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U S A 109 16708. PMID: 23011794.
Chang et al (2009) Structural basis for G9a-like protein lysine methyltransferase inhibition by BIX-01294. Nat.Struct.Mol.Biol. 16 312. PMID: 19219047.
Shi et al (2008) Induction of pluripotent stem cells from mouse embryonic fibroblasts by Oct4 and Klf4 with small-molecule compounds. Cell Stem Cell 3 568. PMID: 18983970.
Kubicek et al (2007) Reversal of H3K9me2 by a small-molecule inhibitor for the G9a histone methyltransferase. Mol.Cell 25 473. PMID: 17289593.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for BIX 01294 include:
Plews et al (2011) Activation of pluripotency genes in human fibroblast cells by a novel mRNA based approach. Diabetes 5 e14397. PMID: 21209933.
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