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Selective glycogen synthase kinase 3 (GSK-3) inhibitor (IC50 = 104 nM). Exhibits specificity for GSK-3 over cdk2 and cdk5 (IC50 values are > 100 μM) and over 26 other kinases. Inhibits β-amyloid-mediated neurodegeneration in hippocampal slices.
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
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|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||3.24 mL||16.22 mL||32.43 mL|
|5 mM||0.65 mL||3.24 mL||6.49 mL|
|10 mM||0.32 mL||1.62 mL||3.24 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.32 mL||0.65 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Bhat and Budd (2002) GSK3β signalling: casting a wide net in Alzheimer's disease. Neurosignals 11 251 PMID: 12566926
Bhat et al (2003) Structural insights and biological effects of glycogen synthase kinase 3-specific inhibitor AR-A014418. J.Biol.Chem. 278 45937 PMID: 12928438
Gould et al (2004) AR-A014418, a selective GSK-3 inhibitor, produces antidepressant-like effects in the forced swim test. Int.J.Neuropsychopharmacol. 7 387 PMID: 15315719
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3 Citations for AR-A 014418
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Penas et al (2015) GSK3 inhibitors stabilize Wee1 and reduce cerebellar granule cell progenitor proliferation. Tuberc Respir Dis (Seoul) 14 417 PMID: 25616418
Cuesto et al (2015) GSK3β Inhibition Promotes Synaptogenesis in Drosophila and Mammalian Neurons. PLoS One 10 e0118475 PMID: 25764078
Chen et al (2012) Spatially coordinated kinase signaling regulates local axon degeneration. J Neurosci 32 13439 PMID: 23015435
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Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a degenerative brain disease and the most common cause of dementia, affecting approximately 47 million people worldwide. Updated in 2015, this poster summarizes the structural and functional changes observed in the progression of this neurodegenerative disease, as well as classic AD drug targets.
Schizophrenia is a debilitating psychiatric disorder that affects 1% of the worldwide population. This poster describes the neurobiology of Schizophrenia, as well as highlighting the genetic and environmental factors that play a fundamental role in the etiology of the disease. The current and emerging drug targets are also discussed.