Cat. No. 1571
Alternative Names: Elatericin B, JSI 124
Chemical Name: (9β,10α,16α,23E)-2,16,20,25-Tetrahydro
Biological ActivitySelective inhibitor of STAT3/JAK2 signaling. Inhibits the activation of STAT3 and JAK2 and displays no activity on Src, Akt, ERK and JNK. Suppresses phosphotyrosine levels of STAT3, inhibits STAT3 DNA binding and STAT3-mediated gene expression. Induces apoptosis in cell lines expressing constitutively active tyrosine-phosphorylated STAT3.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Dziennis et al (2007) Role of signal transducer and activator of transcription-3 in estradiol-mediated neuroprotection. J.Neurosci. 27 7268. PMID: 17611279.
Nefedova et al (2005) Regulation of dendritic cell differentiation and antitumor immune response in cancer by pharmacologic-selective inhibition of the janus-activated kinase 2/signal transducers and activators of transcription 3 pathway. Cancer Res. 65 9525. PMID: 16230418.
Blaskovich et al (2003) Discovery of JSI-124 (cucurbitacin I), a selective janus kinase/signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 signaling pathway inhibitor with potent antitumor activity against human and murine cancer cells in mice. Cancer Res. 63 1270. PMID: 12649187.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Cucurbitacin I include:
Rogers and Gahring (2015) Upregulation of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor α4+β2 through a Ligand-Independent PI3Kβ Mechanism That Is Enhanced by TNFα and the Jak2/p38Mapk Pathways. Cell Rep 10 e0143319. PMID: 26619345.
Wan et al (2014) Retinal injury, growth factors, and cytokines converge on β-catenin and pStat3 signaling to stimulate retina regeneration. J Neurosci 9 285. PMID: 25263555.
Stechishin et al (2013) On-target JAK2/STAT3 inhibition slows disease progression in orthotopic xenografts of human glioblastoma brain tumor stem cells. Neuro Oncol 15 198. PMID: 23262510.
Hamilton et al (2011) Cytokine induction of tumor necrosis factor receptor 2 is mediated by STAT3 in colon cancer cells. Mol Cancer Res 9 1718. PMID: 21994466.
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