BI 6015

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Description: Hepatocyte nuclear factor 4α (HNF4α) antagonist
Chemical Name: 2-Methyl-1-[(2-methyl-5-nitrophenyl)sulfonyl]-1H-benzimidazole
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (3)

Biological Activity for BI 6015

BI 6015 is a hepatocyte nuclear factor 4α (HNF4α) antagonist. Represses expression of known HNF4α target genes. Decreases HNF4α DNA binding. Exhibits cytotoxic activity in a range of tumor cell lines, including human hepatocellular carcinoma.

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Technical Data for BI 6015

M. Wt 331.35
Formula C15H13N3O4S
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 93987-29-2
PubChem ID 3269393
Smiles CC2=NC1=CC=CC=C1N2S(C3=C(C)C=CC([N+]([O-])=O)=C3)(=O)=O

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Solubility Data for BI 6015

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 6.63 20

Preparing Stock Solutions for BI 6015

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 331.35. 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
0.2 mM 15.09 mL 75.45 mL 150.9 mL
1 mM 3.02 mL 15.09 mL 30.18 mL
2 mM 1.51 mL 7.54 mL 15.09 mL
10 mM 0.3 mL 1.51 mL 3.02 mL

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References for BI 6015

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

Kiselyuk et al (2012) HNF4α antagonists discovered by a high-throughput screen for modulators of the human Ins promoter. Chem.Biol. 19 806 PMID: 22840769

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3 Citations for BI 6015

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for BI 6015 include:

David J et al (2023) Pharmacologic inhibition of HNF4α prevents parenteral nutrition associated cholestasis in mice. Sci Rep 13 7752 PMID: 37173326

Hu et al (2018) Berberine Attenuated Proliferation, Invasion and Migration by Targeting the AMPK/HNF4α/WNT5A Pathway in Gastric Carcinoma. Front Pharmacol 9 1150 PMID: 30405404

Levy et al (2016) Nuclear receptors control pro-viral and antiviral metabolic responses to hepatitis C virus infection Nature Chemical Biology 12 1037 PMID: 27723751

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