Senexin A

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Description: Cdk8 inhibitor
Chemical Name: 4-[(2-Phenylethyl)amino]-6-quinazolinecarbonitrile hydrochloride
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (5)

Biological Activity for Senexin A

Senexin A is a cyclin-dependent kinase 8 (cdk8) inhibitor (IC50 = 280 nM). Also binds to cdk19 in an ATP-competitive manner. Inhibits p21-induced transcription. Reverses doxorubicin-induced tumor-promoting paracrine activities in vivo.

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Technical Data for Senexin A

M. Wt 310.78
Formula C17H14N4.HCl
Storage Store at +4°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 1780390-76-2
PubChem ID 90488980
Smiles N#CC1=CC=C2C(C(NCCC3=CC=CC=C3)=NC=N2)=C1.Cl

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Solubility Data for Senexin A

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 31.08 100

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.22 mL 16.09 mL 32.18 mL
5 mM 0.64 mL 3.22 mL 6.44 mL
10 mM 0.32 mL 1.61 mL 3.22 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.32 mL 0.64 mL

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Product Datasheets for Senexin A

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References for Senexin A

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

Porter et al (2012) Cyclin-dependent kinase 8 mediates chemotherapy-induced tumor-promoting paracrine activities. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 109 13799 PMID: 22869755

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5 Citations for Senexin A

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Senexin A include:

Jing et al (2019) CDK8 Regulates Insulin Secretion and Mediates Postnatal and Stress-Induced Expression of Neuropeptides in Pancreatic β Cells. Cell Rep 28 2892-2904.e7 PMID: 31509750

Tang et al (2018) The TORC1-Regulated CPA Complex Rewires an RNA Processing Network to Drive Autophagy and Metabolic Reprogramming. Cell Metab 27 1040 PMID: 29606597

Rebecca et al (2020) Suppression of a Subset of Interferon-Induced Genes by Human Papillomavirus Type 16 E7 via a Cyclin Dependent Kinase 8-Dependent Mechanism. Viruses 12 PMID: 32183180

Katrina F et al (2020) The extent of cyclin C promoter occupancy directs changes in stress-dependent transcription. J Biol Chem 295 16280-16291 PMID: 32934007

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