Cat. No. 1330
Chemical Name: 1,2-Dimethoxy-12-methyl[1,3]benzodi
Biological ActivityCell-permeable inhibitor of protein kinase C (IC50 = 660 nM); competitive with respect to the phosphate acceptor and non-competitive with respect to ATP. Has a wide range of biological activities, including antiplatelet, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antitumor effects. Activates MAPK pathways, independent of PKC inhibition. Inhibits binding of BclXL to Bak (IC50 = 1.5 μM) or Bad proteins and stimulates apoptosis.
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Chan et al (2003) Identification of chelerythrine as an inhibitor of BclXL function. J.Biol.Chem. 278 20453. PMID: 12702731.
Yu et al (2000) Activation of p38 and c-Jun N-terminal kinase pathways and induction of apoptosis by chelerythrine do not require inhibition of protein kinase C. J.Biol.Chem. 275 9612. PMID: 10734112.
Lee et al (1998) Angoline and chelerythrine, benzophenanthridine alkaloids that do not inhibit protein kinase C. J.Biol.Chem. 273 19829. PMID: 9677417.
Herbert et al (1990) Chelerythrine is a potent and specfic inhibitor of protein kinase C. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 172 993. PMID: 2244923.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Chelerythrine chloride include:
Morelli et al (2014) Cross-talk between alpha1D-adrenoceptors and transient receptor potential vanilloid type 1 triggers prostate cancer cell proliferation. BMC Cancer 14 921. PMID: 25481381.
Gosselin et al (2013) Extracellular microvesicles from astrocytes contain functional glutamate transporters: regulation by protein kinase C and cell activation. Front Cell Neurosci 7 251. PMID: 24368897.
Most et al (2013) S100A1 deficiency impairs postischemic angiogenesis via compromised proangiogenic endothelial cell function and nitric oxide synthase regulation. Circ Res 112 66. PMID: 23048072.
Cho et al (2012) Pituitary adenylate cyclase-activating polypeptide induces postsynaptically expressed potentiation in the intra-amygdala circuit. J Neurosci 32 14165. PMID: 23055486.
Mockett et al (2011) Calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II mediates group I metabotropic glutamate receptor-dependent protein synthesis and long-term depression in rat hippocampus. J Neurosci 31 7380. PMID: 21593322.
Fuortes et al (2010) Distinctions between persistent and reversible group I mGluR-induced epileptiform burst prolongation. Epilepsia 51 1633. PMID: 20659148.
Xie and Wang (2009) Ablation of transient receptor potential vanilloid 1 abolishes endothelin-induced increases in afferent renal nerve activity: mechanisms and functional significance. Hypertension 54 1298. PMID: 19858408.
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