Selective inhibitor of G9a and GLP histone lysine methyltransferases (IC50 values are < 15 nM and 19 nM for G9a and GLP respectively, and > 10000 nM for a range of other histone methyltransferases). Potently inhibits dimethylation of H3K9 in MCF-7 cells (IC50 = 70 nM). Cell permeable.
This probe is supplied in conjunction with the Structural Genomics Consortium. For further characterization details, please visit the UNC 0638 probe summary on the SGC website.
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
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Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 509.73. 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||1.96 mL||9.81 mL||19.62 mL|
|5 mM||0.39 mL||1.96 mL||3.92 mL|
|10 mM||0.2 mL||0.98 mL||1.96 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.2 mL||0.39 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Vedadi et al (2011) A chemical probe selectively inhibits G9a and GLP methyltransferase activity in cells. Nat.Chem.Biol. 7 566 PMID: 21743462
Liu et al (2011) Optimization of cellular activity of G9a inhibitors 7-aminoalkoxy-quinazolines. J.Med.Chem. 54 6139 PMID: 21780790
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Keywords: G9a GLP histone lysine methyltransferases HMTs HMTases epigenetics histone modifications H3K9 H3K9me2 potent selective inhibits inhibitors UNC0638 Lysine Methyltransferases
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