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High affinity and selective Aurora kinase inhibitor (Ki values are 0.6, 5 and 18 nM for Aurora A, Aurora C and Aurora B, respectively). Also exhibits affinity for FLT-3 and Abl. Exhibits selectivity for Aurora kinase over 190 other protein kinases. Inhibits proliferation and induces apoptosis in a number of cancer cell lines in vitro. Reduces tumor size in leukemia and colon cancer cell xenografts in mice.
|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 464.59. 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||2.15 mL||10.76 mL||21.52 mL|
|5 mM||0.43 mL||2.15 mL||4.3 mL|
|10 mM||0.22 mL||1.08 mL||2.15 mL|
|50 mM||0.04 mL||0.22 mL||0.43 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Bebbington et al (2009) The discovery of the potent aurora inhibitor MK-0457 (VX-680). Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 19 3586 PMID: 19447622
Harrington et al (2004) VX-680, a potent and selective small-molecule inhibitor of the Aurora kinases, suppresses tumor growth in vivo. Nat.Med. 10 262 PMID: 14981513
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