AR-A 014418

Cat. No. 3966

AR-A 014418 C12H12N4O4S [487021-52-3]

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Chemical Name: N-[(4-Methoxyphenyl)methyl]-N'-(5-nitro-2-thiazolyl)urea

Biological Activity

Selective glycogen synthase kinase 3 (GSK-3) inhibitor (IC50 = 104 nM). Exhibits specificity for GSK-3 over cdk2 and cdk5 (IC50 values are > 100 μM) and over 26 other kinases. Inhibits β-amyloid-mediated neurodegeneration in hippocampal slices.

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Sold with the permission of AstraZeneca UK Ltd.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 5 mM in ethanol
>99 %
Store at +4°C

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Gould et al (2004) AR-A014418, a selective GSK-3 inhibitor, produces antidepressant-like effects in the forced swim test. Int.J.Neuropsychopharmacol. 7 387. PMID: 15315719.

Bhat et al (2003) Structural insights and biological effects of glycogen synthase kinase 3-specific inhibitor AR-A014418. J.Biol.Chem. 278 45937. PMID: 12928438.

Bhat and Budd (2002) GSK3β signalling: casting a wide net in Alzheimer's disease. Neurosignals 11 251. PMID: 12566926.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for AR-A 014418 include:

Cuesto et al (2015) GSK3β Inhibition Promotes Synaptogenesis in Drosophila and Mammalian Neurons. PLoS One 10 e0118475. PMID: 25764078.

Penas et al (2015) GSK3 inhibitors stabilize Wee1 and reduce cerebellar granule cell progenitor proliferation. Tuberc Respir Dis (Seoul) 14 417. PMID: 25616418.

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