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Biological Activity for AG 879
AG 879 is an inhibitor of the tyrosine kinase activity of nerve growth factor (NGF) TrkA. Decreases cellular proliferation in human muscular sarcoma cell lines. Also inhibits ErbB2 and VEGFR-2 (IC50 values are approximately 1 μM for both).
Technical Data for AG 879
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References for AG 879
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He et al (2004) The Tyr-kinase inhibitor AG879, that blocks the ETK-PAK1 interaction, suppresses the RAS-induced PAK1 activation and malignant transformation. Cancer Biol.Ther. 3 96 PMID: 14726663
Rende et al (2006) Role of nerve growth factor and its receptors in non-nervous cancer growth: efficacy of a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (AG879) and neutralizing antibodies antityrosine kinase receptor A and antinerve growth factor: an in-vitro and in-vivo study. Anticancer Drugs 17 929 PMID: 16940803
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1 Citation for AG 879
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Ledonne et al (2015) Neuregulin 1 signalling modulates mGluR1 function in mesencephalic dopaminergic neurons. Mol Psychiatry 20 959 PMID: 25266126
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Huntington's Disease Poster
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