Okadaic acid

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Description: Protein phosphatase 1 and 2A inhibitor
Chemical Name: 9,10-Deepithio-9,10-didehydroacanthifolicin
Purity: ≥90% (HPLC)
Citations (28)
Reviews (2)

Biological Activity for Okadaic acid

Okadaic acid is a potent inhibitor of protein phosphatase 1 (IC50 = 3 nM) and protein phosphatase 2A (IC50 = 0.2-1 nM). Displays > 100,000,000-fold selectivity over PP2B and PP2C. Tumor promoter. Shown to activate atypical protein kinase C in adipocytes.

Technical Data for Okadaic acid

M. Wt 805.01
Formula C44H68O13
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥90% (HPLC)
CAS Number 78111-17-8
PubChem ID 90479758
Smiles [H][C@]1(CC(C)=C[C@@]2(O[C@H](C[C@@](C)(O)C(O)=O)CC[C@H]2O)O1)[C@H](C)\C=C\[C@H]1CC[C@@]2(CC[C@@]3([H])O[C@]([H])([C@@H](O)C[C@H](C)[C@@]4([H])O[C@@]5(CCCCO5)CC[C@H]4C)C(=C)[C@@H](O)[C@]3([H])O2)O1

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Solubility Data for Okadaic acid

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DMSO 40 50

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0.5 mM 2.48 mL 12.42 mL 24.84 mL
2.5 mM 0.5 mL 2.48 mL 4.97 mL
5 mM 0.25 mL 1.24 mL 2.48 mL
25 mM 0.05 mL 0.25 mL 0.5 mL

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References for Okadaic acid

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

Cohen et al (1990) Okadaic acid: a new probe for the study of cellular regulation. TiBS 15 98 PMID: 2158158

Haystead et al (1989) Effects of the tumour promotor okadaic acid on intracellular protein phosphorylation and metabolism. Nature 337 78 PMID: 2562908

McCluskey et al (2002) Serine-threonine protein phosphatase inhibitors: development of therapeutic strategies. J.Med.Chem. 45 1151 PMID: 11881984

Nuydens et al (1998) Okadaic acid-induced apoptosis in neuronal cells: evidence for an abortive mitotic attempt. J.Neurochem. 70 1124 PMID: 9489733

Standaert et al (1999) Okadaic acid activates atypical protein kinase C (ζ/λ) in rat and 3T3/L1 adipocytes. J.Biol.Chem. 274 14074 PMID: 10318822

Merck Index 12 6958

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28 Citations for Okadaic acid

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Okadaic acid include:

Jones et al (2018) Inflammatory but not mitogenic contexts prime synovial fibroblasts for compensatory signaling responses to p38 inhibition. Sci Signal 11 PMID: 29511118

Pradhan and Vijayan (2013) Lipid rafts contribute to agonist-induced serine/threonine phosphatase activation and platelet aggregation. J Neurosci 11 1612 PMID: 23789860

Pribiag and Stellwagen (2013) TNF-α Downregulates Inhibitory Neurotransmission through Protein Phosphatase 1-Dependent Trafficking of GABAA Receptors. Mol Pain 33 15879 PMID: 24089494

Bodhinathan et al (2010) Intracellular redox state alters NMDA receptor response during aging through Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II. J Neurosci 30 1914 PMID: 20130200

Chen et al (2014) Prolonged adenosine A1 receptor activation in hypoxia and pial vessel disruption focal cortical ischemia facilitates clathrin-mediated AMPA receptor endocytosis and long-lasting synaptic inhibition in rat hippocampal CA3-CA1 synapses: differential regulat J Neurosci 34 9621 PMID: 25031403

Pose-Utrilla et al (2017) Excitotoxic inactivation of constitutive oxidative stress detoxification pathway in neurons can be rescued by PKD1. Nat Commun 8 2275 PMID: 29273751

Goffin et al (2010) DA-dependent tuning of striatal inhibitory synaptogenesis. J Neurosci 30 2935 PMID: 20181591

Chiu et al (2019) NMDAR-Activated PP1 Dephosphorylates GluN2B to Modulate NMDAR Synaptic Content. Cell Rep 28 332 PMID: 31291571

Hullinger et al (2015) Environmental enrichment improves learning and memory and long-term potentiation in young adult rats through a mechanism requiring mGluR5 signaling and sustained activation of p70s6k. Neurobiol Learn Mem 125 126 PMID: 26341144

Coates et al (2019) The insect, Galleria mellonella, is a compatible model for evaluating the toxicology of okadaic acid. Cell Biol Toxicol 35 219 PMID: 30426330

Messal et al (2019) Tissue curvature and apicobasal mechanical tension imbalance instruct cancer morphogenesis. 566 126 PMID: 30700911

Livingstone et al (2019) Secreted Amyloid Precursor Protein-Alpha Promotes Arc Protein Synthesis in Hippocampal Neurons. Front Mol Neurosci 12 198 PMID: 31474829

Martin et al (2014) IKKα negatively regulates ASC-dependent inflammasome activation. Nat Commun 5 4977 PMID: 25266676

Bernard et al (2013) Phosphorylation of FMRP and alterations of FMRP complex underlie enhanced mLTD in adult rats triggered by early life seizures. PLoS One 59 42736 PMID: 23831253

Seto et al (2013) Acute SimV. inhibits K ATP channels of porcine coronary artery myocytes. J Neurosci 8 e66404 PMID: 23799098

Bartley et al (2016) Mammalian FMRP S499 Is Phosphorylated by CK2 and Promotes Secondary Phosphorylation of FMRP. Eneuro 3 PMID: 27957526

Kii et al (2016) Selective inhibition of the kinase DYRK1A by targeting its folding process. Nat Commun 7 11391 PMID: 27102360

Polito et al (2015) Selective Effects of PDE10A Inhibitors on Striatopallidal Neurons Require Phosphatase Inhibition by DARPP-32(1,2,3). Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2 PMID: 26465004

Cohen et al (2015) Evolutionary and functional perspectives on signaling from neuronal surface to nucleus. Neurobiol Dis 460 88 PMID: 25998737

Rankovic et al (2011) Modulation of calcium-dependent inactivation of L-type Ca2+ channels via β-adrenergic signaling in thalamocortical relay neurons. PLoS One 6 e27474 PMID: 22164209

Li and Burrell (2011) Associative, bidirectional changes in neural signaling utilizing NMDA receptor- and endocannabinoid-dependent mechanisms. Learn Mem 18 545 PMID: 21844187

Kim et al (2008) Aberrant early-phase ERK inactivation impedes neuronal function in fragile X syndrome. J Thromb Haemost 105 4429 PMID: 18332424

Thayer et al (2013) Increased neuronal activity fragments the Golgi complex. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110 1482 PMID: 23297202

Brito et al (2013) Imbalance of p75(NTR)/TrkB protein expression in Huntington's disease: implication for neuroprotective therapies. Cell Death Dis 4 e595 PMID: 23598407

Li et al (2009) Activation of glycogen synthase kinase-3 β is required for hyperDA and D2 receptor-mediated inhibition of synaptic NMDA receptor function in the rat prefrontal cortex. Eneuro 29 15551 PMID: 20007479

Dart and Leyland (2001) Targeting of an A kinase-anchoring protein, AKAP79, to an inwardly rectifying potassium channel, Kir2.1. J Biol Chem 276 20499 PMID: 11287423

Marsden et al (2007) NMDA receptor activation potentiates inhibitory transmission through GABA receptor-associated protein-dependent exocytosis of GABA(A) receptors. J Neurosci 27 14326 PMID: 18160640

Stipanovich et al (2008) A phosphatase cascade by which rewarding stimuli control nucleosomal response. Nature 453 879 PMID: 18496528

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Works as intended..
By Anonymous on 04/04/2020
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Rat
Cell Line/Tissue: Sprague-Dawley rats primary neuronal

Okadaic acid for PP2A at 20 nM

PMID: 31291571 Reference
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Okadaic acid increases phosphorylation of CaMKII in HL-1 cells.
By Anonymous on 05/15/2019
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Mouse
Cell Line/Tissue: Cardiomyocytes

HL-1 cardiomyocytes were treated with 100 nM fostriecin, 100 nM Okadaic acid or 50 nM 8-bromo-cAMP for 30 min followed by Western blot analysis for pCaMKII expression. Okadaic acid significantly increased phosphorylation of CaMKII; indicating a major role of PP1 in CaMKII dephosphorylation.

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