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SB 4 is a potent BMP4 agonist (EC50 = 74 nM). Activates canonical BMP signaling and increases SMAD-1/5/9 phosphorylation, with no effect on p-SMAD-2, p-SMAD-3 or p-TAK1. Bypasses noggin-induced inhibition of type I BMP receptors.
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 320.2. 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|
|1 mM||3.12 mL||15.62 mL||31.23 mL|
|5 mM||0.62 mL||3.12 mL||6.25 mL|
|10 mM||0.31 mL||1.56 mL||3.12 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.31 mL||0.62 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Bradford et al (2019) High-throughput screens for agonists of bone morphogenetic protein (BMP) signaling identify potent benzoxazole compounds. J.Biol.Chem. 294 3125 PMID: 30602563
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Written by Kirsty E. Clarke, Victoria B. Christie, Andy Whiting and Stefan A. Przyborski, this review provides an overview of the use of small molecules in the control of stem cell growth and differentiation. Key signaling pathways are highlighted, and the regulation of ES cell self-renewal and somatic cell reprogramming is discussed. Compounds available from Tocris are listed.
Stem cells have potential as a source of cells and tissues for research and treatment of disease. This poster summarizes some key protocols demonstrating the use of small molecules across the stem cell workflow, from reprogramming, through self-renewal, storage and differentiation to verification. Advantages of using small molecules are also highlighted.