Potent p21-activated kinase (PAK) inhibitor (IC50 values are 14, 33, 39 and 575 nM for PAK1, PAK2, PAK3 and PAK4 respectively). Blocks and reverses the DISC1 knockdown-induced reduction in dendritic spine size in cortical neurons. Attenuates dendritic spine elimination and enhances spine generation in DISC1 knockdown mice. Ameliorates autism-like behavioral symptoms in fragile X mental retardation 1 (Fmr1) knockout mice. Brain penetrant and orally bioavailable.
|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 513.39. 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|
|0.2 mM||9.74 mL||48.7 mL||97.39 mL|
|1 mM||1.95 mL||9.74 mL||19.48 mL|
|2 mM||0.97 mL||4.87 mL||9.74 mL|
|10 mM||0.19 mL||0.97 mL||1.95 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Hayashi-Takagi et al (2013) PAKs inhibitors ameliorate schizophrenia-associated dendritic spine deterioration in vitro and in vivo during late adolescence. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 111 6461 PMID: 24706880
Dolan et al (2013) Rescue of fragile X syndrome phenotypes in Fmr1 KO mice by the small-molecule PAK inhibitor FRAX486. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 110 5671 PMID: 23509247
Wang et al (2016) P21-activated kinase inhibitors FRAX486 and IPA3: inhibition of prostate stromal cell growth and effects on smooth muscle contraction in the human prostate. PLoS One 11 e0153312 PMID: 27071060
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Wang et al (2016) P21-activated kinase inhibitors FRAX486 and IPA3: inhibition of prostate stromal cell growth and effects on smooth muscle contraction in the human prostate. PloS One 11 e0153312 PMID: 27071060
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