Cat. No. 5075

Harmine C13H12N2O [442-51-3]

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Chemical Name: 7-Methoxy-1-methyl-9H-pyrido[3,4-b]indole

Biological Activity

Potent and selective inhibitor of DYRK1A (IC50 values are 80, 800 and 900 nM for DYRK1A, DYRK3 and DYRK2 respectively). Inhibits DYRK1A-mediated tau phosphorylation and regulates PPARγ expression. Also induces pancreatic beta cell proliferation. Exhibits antidiabetic activity. Orally bioavailable.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 5 mM in ethanol with gentle warming
>98 %
Store at RT

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Wang et al (2015) A high-throughput chemical screen reveals that harmine-mediated inhibition of DYRK1A increases human pancreatic beta cell replication. Nat.Med. 21 383. PMID: 25751815.

Smith et al (2012) Recent advances in the design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of selective DYRK1A inhibitors: a new avenue for a disease modifying treatment of Alzheimer's? ACS Chem.Neurosci. 3 857. PMID: 23173067.

Bain et al (2007) The selectivity of protein kinase inhibitors: a further update. Biochem.J. 408 297. PMID: 17850214.

Waki et al (2007) The small molecule harmine is an antidiabetic cell-type-specific regulator of PPARγ expression. Cell Metab. 5 357. PMID: 17488638.

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