Cat. No. 4192
Alternative Name: PD325901
Chemical Name: N-[(2R)-2,3-Dihydroxypropoxy]-3,4-d
Biological ActivityPotent MEK1 and MEK2 inhibitor. Inhibits MEK activity in mouse colon 26 cells (IC50 = 0.33 nM). Inhibits the growth of melanoma cell lines in vitro and in vivo; induces G1-phase cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in a mouse xenograft model. Also inhibits production of proangiogenic cytokines such as VEGF. Enhances generation of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs). Orally active.
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Ciuffreda et al (2009) Growth-inhibitor and antiangiogenic activity of the MEK inhibitor PD0325901 in malignant melanoma with or without BRAF mutations. Neoplasia 11 720. PMID: 19649202.
Lin et al (2009) A chemical platform for improved induction of human iPSCs. Nat.Methods. 6 805. PMID: 19838168.
Barrett et al (2008) The discovery of the benzhydroxamate MEK inhibitors CI-1040 and PD 0325901. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 18 6501. PMID: 18952427.
Sebolt-Leopold et al (2004) The biological profile of PD 0325901: a second generation analog of CI-1040 with improved pharmaceutical potential. Proc.Amer.Assoc.Cancer Res. 45 925.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for PD 0325901 include:
Oliveira et al (2016) Poly(I:C) increases the expression of mPGES-1 and COX-2 in rat primary microglia. Stem Cells 13 11. PMID: 26780827.
Kearns et al (2015) Functional annotation of native enhancers with a Cas9-histone demethylase fusion. Nat Methods 12 401. PMID: 25775043.
Mattis et al (2015) HD iPSC-derived neural progenitors accumulate in culture and are susceptible to BDNF withdrawal due to glutamate toxicity. PLoS One 24 3257. PMID: 25740845.
Maza et al (2015) Transient acquisition of pluripotency during somatic cell transdifferentiation with iPSC reprogramming factors. Nat Biotechnol 33 769. PMID: 26098448.
Sladitschek and Neveu (2015) The bimodally expressed microRNA miR-142 gates exit from pluripotency. J Neuroinflammation 11 850. PMID: 26690966.
Solari et al (2015) Manganese Superoxide Dismutase Gene Expression Is Induced by Nanog and Oct4, Essential Pluripotent Stem Cells' Transcription Factors. Mol Syst Biol 10 e0144336. PMID: 26642061.
Muthusamy et al (2014) A method to identify and isolate pluripotent human stem cells and mouse epiblast stem cells using lipid body-associated retinyl ester fluorescence. Stem Cell Reports 3 169. PMID: 25068130.
Cho et al (2012) Conversion from mouse embryonic to extra-embryonic endoderm stem cells reveals distinct differentiation capacities of pluripotent stem cell states. Cancer Biol Ther 139 2866. PMID: 22791892.
Denham et al (2012) Glycogen synthase kinase 3β and activin/nodal inhibition in human embryonic stem cells induces a pre-neuroepithelial state that is required for specification to a floor plate cell lineage. Development 30 2400. PMID: 22911885.
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