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Potent calcineurin (protein phosphatase 2B) inhibitor that requires FK 506-binding protein 12 (FKBP12) for activity (IC50 = 3 nM). Inhibits secretion of IL-1, IL-2 (IC50 = 1 nM), IL-3, IL-4, IL-6 (IC50 = 35 nM), GM-CSF, TNFα (IC50 = 10 nM), IFNγ and Myc from activated T cells in vitro. Exhibits potent immunosuppressive, neuroprotective and anticonvulsant activity in vivo. Identified as targeting human host cell proteins that interact with SARS-CoV-2.
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|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 804.02. 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.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||1.24 mL||6.22 mL||12.44 mL|
|5 mM||0.25 mL||1.24 mL||2.49 mL|
|10 mM||0.12 mL||0.62 mL||1.24 mL|
|50 mM||0.02 mL||0.12 mL||0.25 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Fruman et al (1995) The complex of FK506-binding protein 12 and FK506 inhibits calcineurin phosphatase activity and IgE activation-induced cytokine transcripts, but not exocytosis, in mouse mast cells. J.Immunol. 154 1846 PMID: 7530743
Baughman et al (1997) Tissue distribution and abundance of human FKBP51, and FK506-binding protein that can mediate calcineurin inhibition. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 232 437 PMID: 9125197
Sierra-Paredes and Sierra-Marcuno (2008) Ascomycin and FK506: Pharmacology and therapeutic potential as anticonvulsants and neuroprotectants. CNS Neurosci.Ther. 14 36 PMID: 18482098
Gordon et al (2020) A SARS-CoV-2-human protein-protein interaction map reveals drug targets and potential drug-repurposing. Nature 583 PMID: 32353859
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19 Citations for FK 506
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Matsa et al (2016) Transcriptome Profiling of Patient-Specific Human iPSC-Cardiomyocytes Predicts Individual Drug Safety and Efficacy Responses In Vitro. Cell Stem Cell. 19 311 PMID: 27545504
Vliet et al (2013) Human T cell activation results in extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK)-calcineurin-dependent exposure of Tn antigen on the cell surface and binding of the macrophage galactose-type lectin (MGL). J Biol Chem 288 27519 PMID: 23918927
Cai et al (2013) Upregulation of nuclear factor of activated T-cells by nerve injury contributes to development of neuropathic pain. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 345 161 PMID: 23386250
Lin et al (2011) AKAP79/150 impacts intrinsic excitability of hippocampal neurons through phospho-regulation of A-type K+ channel trafficking. Br J Pharmacol 31 1323 PMID: 21273417
Chiu et al (2019) NMDAR-Activated PP1 Dephosphorylates GluN2B to Modulate NMDAR Synaptic Content. Cell Rep 28 332 PMID: 31291571
Pont et al (2012) Oxytocin-stimulated NFAT transcriptional activation in human myometrial cells. Mol.Endocrinol. 26 1743 PMID: 22902539
Palmqvist et al (2016) A human and animal model-based approach to investigating the anti-inflammatory profile and potential of the 5-HT2B receptor antagonist AM1030. J Inflamm (Lond) 13 20 PMID: 27340371
Sharma et al (2016) Protein Phosphatase 1-α Regulates AS160 Ser588 and Thr642 Dephosphorylation in Skeletal Muscle. Diabetes 65 2606 PMID: 27246912
Sharanek et al (2014) Different dose-dependent mechanisms are involved in early cyclosp. a-induced cholestatic effects in hepaRG cells. Toxicol Sci 141 244 PMID: 24973091
Henson et al (2017) Long-term depression-associated signaling is required for an in vitro model of NMDA receptor-dependent synapse pruning. Neurobiol Learn Mem 138 39 PMID: 27794462
Neustadtl et al (2017) Reduced cortical excitatory synapse number in APOE4 mice is associated with increased calcineurin activity. Neuroreport 28 618 PMID: 28542068
Codeluppi et al (2014) Interleukin-6 secretion by astrocytes is dynamically regulated by PI3K-mTOR-calcium signaling. PLoS One 9 e92649 PMID: 24667246
Chiodi et al (2014) Cocaine-induced changes of synaptic transmission in the striatum are modulated by adenosine A2A receptors and involve the tyrosine phosphatase STEP. Neuropsychopharmacology 39 569 PMID: 23989619
Marra et al (2012) A preferentially segregated recycling vesicle pool of limited size supports neurotransmission in native central synapses. Neuron 76 579 PMID: 23141069
Torres et al (2018) FK506 Attenuates the MRP1-Mediated Chemoresistant Phenotype in Glioblastoma Stem-Like Cells. Int J Mol Sci 19 PMID: 30208561
Miyamoto et al (2016) Increasing the Receptor Tyrosine Kinase EphB2 Prevents Amyloid-β-induced Depletion of Cell Surface Glutamate Receptors by a Mechanism That Requires the PDZ-binding Motif of EphB2 and Neuronal Activity. Cell Rep 291 1719 PMID: 26589795
Oh et al (2015) Heterosynaptic structural plasticity on local dendritic segments of hippocampal CA1 neurons. Iran J Basic Med Sci 10 162 PMID: 25558061
Hadjiasgary et al (2015) Intra-CA1 administration of FK-506 (tacrolimus) in rat impairs learning and memory in an inhibitory avoidance paradigm. J Neurosci 18 130 PMID: 25810886
Mirante et al (2014) Distinct molecular components for thalamic- and cortical-dependent plasticity in the lateral amygdala. J Biol Chem 7 62 PMID: 25071439
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FK506 for PP2B (FK, 1 μM)
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