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Cat.No. 3622 - IPA 3 | C20H14O2S2 | CAS No. 42521-82-4
Description: Group I PAK inhibitor
Chemical Name: 1,1'-Dithiodi-2-naphthtol
Purity: ≥96% (HPLC)
Citations (21)
Literature (3)

Biological Activity for IPA 3

IPA 3 is a group I p21-activated kinase (PAK) inhibitor (IC50 = 2.5 μM at PAK1). Targets the autoregulatory mechanism and promotes the inactive conformation of PAKs. Inhibits PAK1-mediated signaling in vivo; potential anti-tumor agent.

Negative Control also available.

Technical Data for IPA 3

M. Wt 350.45
Formula C20H14O2S2
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥96% (HPLC)
CAS Number 42521-82-4
PubChem ID 521106
Smiles OC2=C(SSC3=C(O)C=CC4=C3C=CC=C4)C1=CC=CC=C1C=C2

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Solubility Data for IPA 3

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 26.28 75

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0.75 mM 3.8 mL 19.02 mL 38.05 mL
3.75 mM 0.76 mL 3.8 mL 7.61 mL
7.5 mM 0.38 mL 1.9 mL 3.8 mL
37.5 mM 0.08 mL 0.38 mL 0.76 mL

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References for IPA 3

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

Kumar et al (2006) p21-activated kinases in cancer. Nat.Rev.Cancer 6 459 PMID: 16723992

Deacon et al (2008) An isoform-selective, small-molecule inhibitor targets the autoregulatory mechanism of p21-activated kinase. Chem.Biol. 15 322 PMID: 18420139

Takahashi and Suzuki (2009) Membrane transport of WAVE2 and lamellipodia formation require Pak1 that mediates phosphorylation and recruitment of stathmin/op18 to Pak1-WAVE2-kinesin complex. Cell.Signal. 21 695 PMID: 19162178

Viaud and Peterson (2009) An allosteric kinase inhibitor binds the p21-activated kinase (Pak) autoregulatory domain covalently. Mol.Cancer Ther. 8 2559 PMID: 19723886

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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21 Citations for IPA 3

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for IPA 3 include:

Durkin et al (2017) RhoD Inhibits RhoC-ROCK-Dependent Cell Contraction via PAK6. Dev Cell 41 315 PMID: 28486133

Martin et al (2016) PAK proteins and YAP-1 signalling downstream of integrin beta-1 in myofibroblasts promote liver fibrosis. Nat Commun 7 12502 PMID: 27535340

Imle et al (2015) Association with PAK2 Enables Functional Interactions of Lentiviral Nef Proteins with the Exocyst Complex. MBio 6 PMID: 26350970

Reinardy et al (2015) Phosphorylation of Threonine 794 on Tie1 by Rac1/PAK1 Reveals a Novel Angiogenesis Regulatory Pathway. PLoS One 10 e0139614 PMID: 26436659

Mortazavi et al (2015) Significance of KRAS/PAK1/Crk pathway in non-small cell lung cancer oncogenesis. BMC Cancer 15 381 PMID: 25956913

Pandolfi et al (2015) PAK1 is a therapeutic target in acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndrome. Blood 126 1118 PMID: 26170031

Huttunen et al (2014) Coxsackievirus A9 infects cells via nonacidic multivesicular bodies. J Virol 88 5138 PMID: 24574401

Wang and Townes-Anderson (2015) LIM Kinase, a Newly Identified Regulator of Presynaptic Remodeling by Rod Photoreceptors After Injury. Nat Neurosci 56 7847 PMID: 26658506

Berger et al (2014) PAK-dependent STAT5 serine phosphorylation is required for BCR-ABL-induced leukemogenesis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 28 629 PMID: 24263804

Molosh et al (2014) Social learning and amygdala disruptions in Nf1 mice are rescued by blocking p21-activated kinase. Int J Cancer Clin Res 17 1583 PMID: 25242307

Al-Ejeh et al (2014) Kinome profiling reveals breast cancer heterogeneity and identifies targeted therapeutic opportunities for triple negative breast cancer. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 5 3145 PMID: 24762669

Dipaolo et al (2013) Rac1 pathway mediates stretch response in pulmonary alveolar epithelial cells. Nat Commun 305 L141 PMID: 23686855

Das et al (2017) Affecting long-term fear memory formation through optical control of Rac1 GTPase and PAK activity in lateral amygdala. Sci Rep 7 13930 PMID: 29066727

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

Salker et al (2016) LeftyA decreases Actin Polymerization and Stiffness in Human Endometrial Cancer Cells Scientific Reports 6 29370 PMID: 27404958

Oladimeji et al (2015) A Derivative of Differentiation-Inducing Factor-3 Inhibits PAK1 Activity and Breast Cancer Cell Proliferation. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2 42522 PMID: 26688830

Sorce et al (2015) Mitotic cells contract actomyosin cortex and generate pressure to round against or escape epithelial confinement. Oncotarget 6 8872 PMID: 26602832

Martin et al (2013) Pak and Rac GTPases promote oncogenic KIT-induced neoplasms. J Clin Invest 123 4449 PMID: 24091327

Wu et al (2010) Pak1 and Pak2 are activated in recurrent respiratory papillomas, contributing to one pathway of Rac1-mediated COX-2 expression. Int J Cancer 127 2230 PMID: 20131316

Zhang et al (2018) Long-Term In Vitro Expansion of Epithelial Stem Cells Enabled by Pharmacological Inhibition of PAK1-ROCK-Myosin II and TGF-β Signaling. Cell Rep 25 598 PMID: 30332641

Zeng et al (2016) 1α,25(OH)2D3 Induces Actin Depolymerization in Endometrial Carcinoma Cells by Targeting RAC1 and PAK1. Cell Physiol Biochem 40 1455 PMID: 27997893

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