Arcyriaflavin A

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Cat.No. 2457 - Arcyriaflavin A | C20H11N3O2 | CAS No. 118458-54-1
Description: Potent cdk4 inhibitor; also potently inhibits CaM kinase II; antiviral
Chemical Name: 12,13-Dihydro-5H-indolo[2,3-a]pyrrolo[3,4-c]carbazole-5,7(6H)-dione
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity for Arcyriaflavin A

Arcyriaflavin A is a potent cyclin-dependent kinase 4 (cdk4) inhibitor (IC50 value reported between 60 and 190 nM). Displays activity at other cdks in the sub-micromolar range. Also potently inhibits CaM kinase II (IC50 = 25 nM). Inhibits human cytomegalovirus (HCMV) replication in vitro.

Compound Libraries for Arcyriaflavin A

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Technical Data for Arcyriaflavin A

M. Wt 325.32
Formula C20H11N3O2
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 118458-54-1
PubChem ID 5327723
Smiles O=C1NC(=O)C2=C1C1=C(NC3=CC=CC=C13)C1=C2C2=C(N1)C=CC=C2

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Solubility Data for Arcyriaflavin A

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 32.53 100

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 325.32. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.07 mL 15.37 mL 30.74 mL
5 mM 0.61 mL 3.07 mL 6.15 mL
10 mM 0.31 mL 1.54 mL 3.07 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.31 mL 0.61 mL

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References for Arcyriaflavin A

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Slater et al (1999) Indolocarbazoles: potent, selective inhibitors of human cytomegalovirus replication. Bioorg.Med.Chem. 7 1067 PMID: 10428375

Zhu et al (2003) Synthesis of quinolinyl/isoquinolinyl[a]pyrrolo [3,4-c] carbazoles as cyclin D1/CDK4 inhibitors. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 13 1231 PMID: 12657252

Sanchez-Martinez et al (2003) Aryl[a]pyrrolo[3,4-c]carbazoles as selective cyclin D1-CDK4 inhibitors. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 13 3835 PMID: 14552791

Jorda et al (2018) How selective are pharmacological inhibitors of cell-cycle-regulating cyclin-dependent kinases? J.Med.Chem. 61 9105 PMID: 30234987

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Arcyriaflavin A was observed for its activity on cell viability, proliferation, and angiogenesis of ECSCs.
By Anonymous on 12/24/2019
Species: Human

Arcyriaflavin A was observed for its activity on cell viability, proliferation, and angiogenesis of ECSCs as assessed using the 5-bromo-2-deoxyuridine (BrdU) and methylthiazoletetrazolium bromide (MTT) assays, and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) ELISA.

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