SL 327

Cat. No. 1969

SL 327 C16H12F3N3S [305350-87-2]

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Chemical Name: α-[Amino[(4-aminophenyl)thio]methylene]-2-(trifluoromethyl)benzeneacetonitrile

Biological Activity

Selective inhibitor of MEK1 and MEK2 (IC50 values are 0.18 and 0.22 μM respectively); blocks hippocampal LTP in vitro. Brain penetrant in vivo, blocking fear conditioning and learning in rats, and producing neuroprotection in mice, following systemic administration.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
335.35
Formula:
C16H12F3N3S
Solubility:
Soluble to 50 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
Purity:
>99 %
Storage:
Desiccate at +4°C
CAS No:
305350-87-2

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Wang et al (2003) Significant neuroprotection against ischemic brain injury by inhibition of the MEK1 protein kinase in mice: exploration of potential mechanism associated with apoptosis. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 304 172. PMID: 12490588.

Davis et al (2000) The MAPK/ERK cascade targets both Elk-1 and cAMP response element-binding protein to control long-term potentiation-dependent gene expression in the dentate gyrus in vivo. J.Neurosci. 20 4563. PMID: 10844026.

Scherle et al (2000) Regulation of cyclooxygenase-2 induction in the mouse uterus during decidualization. An event of early pregnancy. J.Biol.Chem. 275 37086. PMID: 10969080.

Atkins et al (1998) The MAPK cascade is required for mammalian associative learning. Nature Neurosci. 1 602.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for SL 327 include:

Rhim et al (2016) Cell type-dependent Erk-Akt pathway crosstalk regulates the proliferation of fetal neural progenitor cells Scientific Reports 6 26547. PMID: 27211495.

Urs et al (2015) Targeting β-arrestin2 in the treatment of L-DOPA-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson's disease. J Biol Chem 112 E2517. PMID: 25918399.

Kubota et al (2014) mGluR1-mediated excitation of cerebellar GABAergic interneurons requires both G protein-dependent and Src-ERK1/2-dependent signaling pathways. PLoS One 9 e106316. PMID: 25181481.

Keasey et al (2013) Inhibition of a novel specific neuroglial integrin signaling pathway increases STAT3-mediated CNTF expression. Cell Commun Signal 11 35. PMID: 23693126.

Freeman et al (2011) A metabolic perturbation by U0126 identifies a role for glutamine in resveratrol-induced cell death. Cancer Biol Ther 12 966. PMID: 22108021.

Subramanian and Morozov (2011) Erk1/2 inhibit synaptic vesicle exocytosis through L-type calcium channels. J Neurosci 31 4755. PMID: 21430174.

Urs et al (2011) A dopamine D1 receptor-dependent β-arrestin signaling complex potentially regulates morphine-induced psychomotor activation but not reward in mice. Neuropsychopharmacology 36 551. PMID: 20980993.

García-Fuster et al (2007) Effects of opiate drugs on Fas-associated protein with death domain (FADD) and effector caspases in the rat brain: regulation by the ERK1/2 MAP kinase pathway. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 32 399. PMID: 16482086.

Beaulieu et al (2006) Paradoxical striatal cellular signaling responses to psychostimulants in hyperactive mice. Neuropsychopharmacology 281 32072. PMID: 16954211.

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