BIX 02189

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Description: Selective MEK5 and ERK5 inhibitor
Chemical Name: (3Z)-3-[[[3-[(Dimethylamino)methyl]phenyl]amino]phenylmethylene]-2,3-dihydro-N,N-dimethyl-2-oxo-1H-indole-6-carboxamide
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (5)
Literature (1)
Pathways (1)

Biological Activity for BIX 02189

BIX 02189 is a selective MEK5 and ERK5 inhibitor (IC50 values are 1.5 and 59 nM respectively). Inhibits sorbitol-induced ERK5 phosphorylation in HeLa cells. Selective for MEK5 and ERK5 over MEK1/2, ERK1/2 and a panel of 87 kinases. Induces apoptosis in acute myeloid leukemia tumor cells.

Compound Libraries for BIX 02189

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Technical Data for BIX 02189

M. Wt 440.54
Formula C27H28N4O2
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1265916-41-3
PubChem ID 46931012
Smiles O=C2NC1=CC(C(N(C)C)=O)=CC=C1/C2=C(C4=CC=CC=C4)/NC3=CC(CN(C)C)=CC=C3

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Solubility Data for BIX 02189

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 44.05 100
1eq. HCl 44.05 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.27 mL 11.35 mL 22.7 mL
5 mM 0.45 mL 2.27 mL 4.54 mL
10 mM 0.23 mL 1.13 mL 2.27 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.23 mL 0.45 mL

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References for BIX 02189

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

Tatake et al (2008) Identification of pharmacological inhibitors of the MEK5/ERK5 pathway. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Comm. 377 120 PMID: 18834865

Lopez-Royuela et al (2014) Extracellular-signal-regulated kinase 5 modulates the antioxidant response by transcriptionally controlling Sirtuin 1 expression in leukemic cells. Int.J.Biochem.Cell Biol. 53 253 PMID: 24880091

Kimura et al (2010) Targeted deletion of the extracellular signal-regulated protein kinase 5 attenuates hypertrophic response and promotes pressure overload-induced apoptosis in the heart. Circ.Res. 106 961 PMID: 20075332

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5 Citations for BIX 02189

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for BIX 02189 include:

Yuzhi et al (2018) A Mechano-Activated Cell Reporter System as a Proxy for Flow-Dependent Endothelial Atheroprotection. SLAS Discov 23 869-876 PMID: 29498892

Zhongmei et al (2017) Phosphorylation of NEUROG3 Links Endocrine Differentiation to the Cell Cycle in Pancreatic Progenitors. Dev Cell 41 129-142.e6 PMID: 28441528

C David et al (2019) Identification of Novel RAS Signaling Therapeutic Vulnerabilities in Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Gliomas. Cancer Res 79 4026-4041 PMID: 31201162

Jonathan A et al (2020) MEKK3-MEK5-ERK5 signaling promotes mitochondrial degradation. Cell Death Discov 6 107 PMID: 33101709

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Literature in this Area

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MAPK Signaling Scientific Review

MAPK Signaling Scientific Review

MAP kinase signaling is integral to the regulation of numerous cellular processes such as proliferation and differentiation, and as a result is an important focus of cancer and immunology research. Updated for 2016, this review discusses the regulation of the MAPK pathway and properties of MAPK cascades. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.

Pathways for BIX 02189

MAPK Signaling Pathway

MAPK Signaling Pathway

The mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway evokes an intracellular signaling cascade in response to extracellular stimuli such as heat and stress. It can influence cell division, metabolism and survival.