Potent and selective inhibitor of the TGF-β type I receptor/ALK5 (IC50 = 2.5 nM). Exhibits ~5000-fold selectivity over p38 MAPK. Suppresses development of renal fibrosis in a unilateral ureteral obstruction model. Also reduces proteinuria, glomerulosclerosis and improves renal function in an anti-Thy1 glomerulonephritis model. 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 363.39. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent 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||2.75 mL||13.76 mL||27.52 mL|
|5 mM||0.55 mL||2.75 mL||5.5 mL|
|10 mM||0.28 mL||1.38 mL||2.75 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.28 mL||0.55 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Terashima et al (2014) R-268712, an orally active transforming growth factor-β type I receptor inhibitor, prevents glomerular sclerosis in a Thy1 nephritis model. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 734 60 PMID: 24726873
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