Cat. No. 5288
Chemical Name: 4-[2-Fluoro-5-[3-(6-methyl-2-pyridi
Biological ActivityPotent and selective inhibitor of the TGF-β type I receptor/ALK5 (IC50 = 2.5 nM). Exhibits ~5000-fold selectivity over p38 MAPK. Suppresses development of renal fibrosis in a unilateral ureteral obstruction model. Also reduces proteinuria, glomerulosclerosis and improves renal function in an anti-Thy1 glomerulonephritis model. Orally bioavailable.
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Terashima et al (2014) R-268712, an orally active transforming growth factor-β type I receptor inhibitor, prevents glomerular sclerosis in a Thy1 nephritis model. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 734 60. PMID: 24726873.
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