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Potent and SAM-competitive EZH2/EZH1 lysine methyltransferase inhibitor (IC50 values are 10 and 45 nM, respectively). Selective for EZH2/EZH1 over a panel of other methyltransferases and non-epigenetic targets. Reduces H3K27me3 levels in vitro. Prolongs survival of MLL-AF9 bearing mice. Orally bioavailable.
Negative Control also available.
This probe is supplied in conjunction with the Structural Genomics Consortium. For further characterization details, please visit the UNC 1999 probe summary on the SGC website.
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Chemicalprobes.org is a portal that offers independent guidance on the selection and/or application of small molecules for research. The use of UNC 1999 is reviewed on the chemical probes website.
|Storage||Store at +4°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 569.74. 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||1.76 mL||8.78 mL||17.55 mL|
|5 mM||0.35 mL||1.76 mL||3.51 mL|
|10 mM||0.18 mL||0.88 mL||1.76 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.18 mL||0.35 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Konze et al (2013) An orally bioavailable chemical probe of the Lysine Methyltransferases EZH2 and EZH1. ACS Chem.Biol. 8 1324 PMID: 23614352
Xu et al (2015) Selective inhibition of EZH2 and EZH1 enzymatic activity by a small molecule suppresses MLL-rearranged leukemia. Blood 125 346 PMID: 25395428
Scheer et al (2019) A chemical biology toolbox to study protein methyltransferases and epigenetic signaling. Nat.Commun. 10 19 PMID: 30604761
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1 Citation for UNC 1999
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for UNC 1999 include:
Chagraoui et al (2018) SCL/TAL1 cooperates with Polycomb RYBP-PRC1 to suppress alternative lineages in blood-fated cells. Nat Commun 9 5375 PMID: 30560907
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