GSK 650394

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Cat.No. 3572 - GSK 650394 | C25H22N2O2 | CAS No. 890842-28-1
Description: Serum- and glucocorticoid-regulated kinase (SGK) inhibitor
Chemical Name: 2-Cyclopentyl-4-(5-phenyl-1H-pyrrolo[2,3-b]pyridin-3-yl-benzoic acid
Purity: ≥97% (HPLC)
Citations (11)

Biological Activity

Serum- and glucocorticoid-regulated kinase 1 (SGK1) inhibitor (IC50 values are 62 and 103 nM for SGK1 and SGK2 respectively). Displays >30-fold selectivity over Akt and other related kinases. Inhibits androgen-stimulated growth of LNCaP cells, a human prostate carcinoma cell line (IC50 ~ 1 μM).

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Sold with the permission of GlaxoSmithKline

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Technical Data

M. Wt 382.45
Formula C25H22N2O2
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥97% (HPLC)
CAS Number 890842-28-1
PubChem ID 25022668
Smiles O=C(C(C(C5CCCC5)=C4)=CC=C4C2=CNC1=NC=C(C3=CC=CC=C3)C=C12)O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 38.24 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 2.61 mL 13.07 mL 26.15 mL
5 mM 0.52 mL 2.61 mL 5.23 mL
10 mM 0.26 mL 1.31 mL 2.61 mL
50 mM 0.05 mL 0.26 mL 0.52 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Sherk et al (2008) Development of a small-molecule serum- and glucocorticoid-regulated kinase-1 antagonist and its evaluation as a prostate cancer therapeutic. Cancer Res. 68 7475 PMID: 18794135

Hall et al (2012) Serum and glucocorticoid-regulated kinase 1 (SGK1) activation in breast cancer: requirement for mTORC1 activity associates with ER-alpha expression. Breast Cancer Res.Treat 135 469 PMID: 2842983

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Keywords: Serum- glucocorticoid-regulated kinase SGK1 inhibitors inhibits androgen receptors GSK650394 GlaxoSmithKline GSK Other Kinases

11 Citations for GSK 650394

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for GSK 650394 include:

Hernandez et al (2015) Sodium chloride inhibits the suppressive function of FOXP3+ regulatory T cells. J Neurosci 125 4212 PMID: 26524592

Zhang et al (2015) Excess salt exacerbates blood-brain barrier disruption via a p38/MAPK/SGK1-dependent pathway in permanent cerebral ischemia. Cell Death Dis 5 16548 PMID: 26549644

Pastore et al (2015) SGK-1 protects kidney cells against apoptosis induced by ceramide and TNF-α. Oncotarget 6 e1890 PMID: 26379195

Beauchamp et al (2015) A high-throughput kinome screen reveals serum/glucocorticoid-regulated kinase 1 as a therapeutic target for NF2-deficient meningiomas. J Biol Chem 6 16981 PMID: 26219339

Mattes et al (2014) Rapid elevation of sodium transport through insulin is mediated by AKT in alveolar cells. Physiol Rep 2 e00269 PMID: 24760523

Burgon et al (2014) Serum and glucocorticoid-regulated kinase 1 regulates neutrophil clearance during inflammation resolution. J Immunol 192 1796 PMID: 24431232

Koeppen et al (2014) Serum- and glucocorticoid-induced protein kinase 1 (SGK1) increases the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) in airway epithelial cells by phosphorylating Shank2E protein. J Clin Invest 289 17142 PMID: 24811177

Andersen et al (2013) A phosphoinositide 3-kinase (PI3K)-serum- and glucocorticoid-inducible kinase 1 (SGK1) pathway promotes Kv7.1 channel surface expression by inhibiting Nedd4-2 protein. J Biol Chem 288 36841 PMID: 24214981

Peng et al (2013) Spinal serum-inducible and glucocorticoid-inducible kinase 1 mediates neuropathic pain via kalirin and downstream PSD-95-dependent NR2B phosphorylation in rats. J Neurosci 33 5227 PMID: 23516288

Kaiser et al (2013) Regulation of forkhead box O1 (FOXO1) by protein kinase B and glucocorticoids: different mechanisms of induction of beta cell death in vitro. Diabetologia 56 1587 PMID: 23435785

Kleinewietfeld et al (2013) Sodium chloride drives autoimmune disease by the induction of pathogenic TH17 cells. Sci Rep 496 518 PMID: 23467095

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