Cat. No. 1962
Chemical Name: trans-4-[4-(4-Fluorophenyl)-5-(2-me
Biological ActivityPotent and selective p38 MAP kinase inhibitor (IC50 = 44 nM for p38α). Displays > 220-fold selectivity over ERK, JNK1 and other kinases; ~ 3-fold more selective than SB 203580 (Cat. Nos. 1202 and 1402). Reduces inflammatory cytokine production and is neuroprotective following oral administration in vivo.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Legos et al (2002) The selective p38 inhibitor SB-239063 protects primary neurons from mild to moderate excitotoxic injury. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 447 37. PMID: 12106800.
Barone et al (2001) SB 239063, a second-generation p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase inhibitor, reduces brain injury and neurological deficits in cerebral focal ischemia. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 296 312. PMID: 11160612.
Underwood et al (2000) SB 239063, a potent p38 MAP kinase inhibitor, reduces inflammatory cytokine production, airways eosinophil infiltration, and persistence. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 293 281. PMID: 10734180.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for SB 239063 include:
Agusti et al (2014) Rats with minimal hepatic encephalopathy due to portacaval shunt show differential increase of translocator protein (18 kDa) binding in different brain areas, which is not affected by chronic MAP-kinase p38 inhibition. J Mol Neurosci 29 955. PMID: 24307181.
Potapova et al (2013) Caspases and p38 MAPK regulate endothelial cell adhesiveness for mesenchymal stem cells. Metab Brain Dis 8 e73929. PMID: 24069252.
Ferreira et al (2011) Neuropeptide Y inhibits interleukin-1β-induced phagocytosis by microglial cells. PLoS One 8 169. PMID: 22136135.
He and Aizenman (2010) ERK signaling leads to mitochondrial dysfunction in extracellular zinc-induced neurotoxicity. J Neurochem 114 452. PMID: 20412391.
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