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Description: Potent, irreversible inhibitor of PI 3-kinase. Also inhibitor of PLK1
Alternative Names: SL-2052
Chemical Name: (1S,6bR,9aS,11R,11bR) 11-(Acetyloxy)-1,6b,7,8,9a,10,11,11b-octahydro-1-(methoxymethyl)-9a,11b-dimethyl-3H-furo[4,3,2-de]indeno[4,5,-h]-2-h]-2-benzopyran-3,6,9-trione
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Citations (63)
Reviews (2)

Biological Activity for Wortmannin

Wortmannin is a potent, selective, cell-permeable and irreversible inhibitor of phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI 3-kinase) (IC50 = 2 - 4 nM). Also potently inhibits polo-like kinase 1 (PLK1) (IC50 = 5.8 nM).

Technical Data for Wortmannin

M. Wt 428.44
Formula C23H24O8
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 19545-26-7
PubChem ID 3003565
Smiles O=C(C4=CO5)O[C@H](COC)[C@@]1(C)C4=C5C(C2=C1[C@H](OC(C)=O)C[C@@]3(C)C2CCC3=O)=O

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Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

Solubility Data for Wortmannin

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 21.42 50

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.5 mM 4.67 mL 23.34 mL 46.68 mL
2.5 mM 0.93 mL 4.67 mL 9.34 mL
5 mM 0.47 mL 2.33 mL 4.67 mL
25 mM 0.09 mL 0.47 mL 0.93 mL

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References for Wortmannin

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

Arcaro and Wymann (1993) Wortmannin is a potent phophatidylinositol 3-kinase inhibitor: the role of phosphatidylinositol 3,4,5-trisphosphate in neutrophil responses. Biochem.J. 296 297 PMID: 8257416

Liu et al (2005) Wortmannin, a widely used phosphoinositide 3-kinase inhibitor, also potently inhibits mammalian polo-like kinase. Chem.Biol. 12 99 PMID: 15664519

Powis et al (1994) Wortmannin, a potent and selective inhibitor of phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase. Cancer Res. 54 2419 PMID: 8162590

Schultz et al (1995) In vitro and in vivo antitumor activity of the phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase inhibitor wortmannin. Anticancer Res. 15 1135 PMID: 7653991

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63 Citations for Wortmannin

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

Ahmed (2016) Effects of novel muscarinic M3 receptor ligand C1213 in pulmonary arterial hypertension models. Physiological Reports 4 e13069 PMID: 28039410

Yao et al (2015) Endothelial Rac1 is essential for hematogenous metastasis to the lung. Sci Rep 6 17501 PMID: 25991673

Jiang et al (2015) Stimulation of EphB2 attenuates tau phosphorylation through PI3K/Akt-mediated inactivation of glycogen synthase kinase-3β. Mol Cancer 5 11765 PMID: 26119563

Koutsioumpa et al (2015) Receptor protein tyrosine phosphatase β/ζ is a functional binding partner for vascular endothelial growth factor. Oncotarget 14 19 PMID: 25644401

Sahay et al (2015) The LPA1/ZEB1/miR-21-activation pathway regulates metastasis in basal breast cancer. PLoS One 6 20604 PMID: 26098771

Collar et al (2018) The homozygous CX3CR1-M280 mutation impairs human monocyte survival. JCI Insight 3 PMID: 29415879

Zhang et al (2018) Integrin CD11b negatively regulates Mincle-induced signaling via the Lyn-SIRPα-SHP1 complex. Exp Mol Med 50 e439 PMID: 29400702

Lee et al (2016) Mincle-mediated translational regulation is required for strong nitric oxide production and inflammation resolution. Oncotarget 7 11322 PMID: 27089465

Maugeri et al (2016) PACAP and VIP Inhibit the Invasiveness of Glioblastoma Cells Exposed to Hypoxia through the Regulation of HIFs and EGFR Expression. Oncotarget 7 139 PMID: 27303300

Wilson et al (2016) SPECC1L deficiency results in increased adherens junction stability and reduced cranial neural crest cell delamination. Sci Rep 6 17735 PMID: 26787558

Yin et al (2012) TNF-α triggers rapid membrane insertion of Ca(2+) permeable AMPA receptors into adult motor neurons and enhances their susceptibility to slow excitotoxic injury. J Cell Sci 238 93 PMID: 22921461

Jiang and Zsombok (2014) Regulation of neurons in the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus by SIRT1. Front Neurosci 7 270 PMID: 24454277

Mitrugno et al (2014) A novel and essential role for FcγRIIa in cancer cell-induced platelet activation. Blood 123 249 PMID: 24258815

Ledonne et al (2015) Neuregulin 1 signalling modulates mGluR1 function in mesencephalic dopaminergic neurons. Mol Psychiatry 20 959 PMID: 25266126

Choi et al (2013) EI24 regulates epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition and tumor progression by suppressing TRAF2-mediated NF-κB activity. J Virol 4 2383 PMID: 24280371

Stefanidou et al (2013) Herpes simplex virus 2 (HSV-2) prevents dendritic cell maturation, induces apoptosis, and triggers release of proinflammatory cytokines: potential links to HSV-HIV synergy. Mol Immunol 87 1443 PMID: 23152529

Siddoway et al (2013) An essential role for inhibitor-2 regulation of protein phosphatase-1 in synaptic scaling. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 33 11206 PMID: 23825423

Royal et al (2017) Phosphatidylinositol-4,5-bisphosphate is required for KCNQ1/KCNE1 channel function but not anterograde trafficking. PLoS One 12 e0186293 PMID: 29020060

Villar-Pazos et al (2017) Molecular mechanisms involved in the non-monotonic effect of bisphenol-a on Ca2+ entry in mouse pancreatic β-cells. Sci Rep 7 11770 PMID: 28924161

Medrihan et al (2017) Initiation of Behavioral Response to Antidepressants by Cholecystokinin Neurons of the Dentate Gyrus. Neuron 95 564 PMID: 28735749

Rogers and Gahring (2015) Upregulation of Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor α4+β2 through a Ligand-Independent PI3Kβ Mechanism That Is Enhanced by TNFα and the Jak2/p38Mapk Pathways. Front Pharmacol 10 e0143319 PMID: 26619345

Mäki-Jouppila et al (2014) Centmitor-1, a novel acridinyl-acetohydrazide, possesses similar molecular interaction field and antimitotic cellular phenotype as rigosertib, on 01910.Na. Nat Commun 13 1054 PMID: 24748653

Takada et al (2014) Mechanosensitive ATP release from hemichannels and Ca2+ influx through TRPC6 accelerate wound closure in keratinocytes. J Cell Sci 127 4159 PMID: 25097230

Grassin-Delyle et al (2013) The expression and relaxant effect of bitter taste receptors in human bronchi. Respir Res 14 134 PMID: 24266887

Cheshenko et al (2013) HSV activates Akt to trigger calcium release and promote viral entry: novel candidate target for treatment and suppression. FASEB J 27 2584 PMID: 23507869

McAlpine et al (2013) Regulation of nutrient-sensitive autophagy by uncoordinated 51-like kinases 1 and 2. Autophagy 9 361 PMID: 23291478

Mohan et al (2013) Combination of LC3 shRNA plasmid transfection and genistein treatment inhibited autophagy and increased apoptosis in malignant neuroblastoma in cell culture and animal models. PLoS One 8 e78958 PMID: 24205354

Roselli et al (2011) CDK5 is essential for soluble amyloid β-induced degradation of GKAP and remodeling of the synaptic actin cytoskeleton. PLoS One 6 e23097 PMID: 21829588

Grodzki et al (2009) FcεRI-induced activation by low antigen concentrations results in nuclear signals in the absence of degranulation. Exp Neurol 46 2539 PMID: 19540596

Sidhar and Giri (2017) Induction of Bex genes by curcumin is associated with apoptosis and activation of p53 in N2a neuroblastoma cells. Sci Rep 7 41420 PMID: 28145533

Accardi et al (2015) α6-Containing GABAA Receptors Are the Principal Mediators of Inhibitory Synapse Strengthening by Ins in Cerebellar Granule Cells. J Neurosci 35 9676 PMID: 26134650

Liu et al (2009) Inhibitory effect of ETB receptor on Na(+)-K(+) ATPase activity by extracellular Ca(2+) entry and Ca(2+) release from the endoplasmic reticulum in renal proximal tubule cells. Hypertens Res 32 846 PMID: 19662022

Roselli et al (2009) Disassembly of shank and homer synaptic clusters is driven by soluble beta-amyloid(1-40) through divergent NMDAR-dependent signalling pathways. PLoS One 4 e6011 PMID: 19547699

Garcia et al (2009) c-jun controls the ability of IL-12 to induce IL-10 production from human memory CD4+ T cells. J Immunol 183 4475 PMID: 19734233

Martín-Segura et al (2019) Age-associated cholesterol reduction triggers brain Ins. resistance by facilitating ligand-independent receptor activation and pathway desensitization. Aging Cell 18 e12932 PMID: 30884121

Wijerathne et al (2019) Onion peel extract and its constituent, quercetin inhibits human Slo3 in a pH and calcium dependent manner. Korean J Physiol Pharmacol 23 381 PMID: 31496875

Li et al (2016) Progesterone receptor membrane component-1 regulates hepcidin biosynthesis. J Clin Invest 126 389 PMID: 26657863

Heberle et al (2019) The PI3K and MAPK/p38 pathways control stress granule assembly in a hierarchical manner. Life Sci Alliance 2 PMID: 30923191

Olianas et al (2016) The GABAB positive allosteric modulators CGP7930 and GS39783 stimulate ERK1/2 signalling in cellslacking functional GABAB receptors European Journal of Pharmacology 794 135 PMID: 27876620

Ruisanchez et al (2014) Lysophosphatidic acid induces vasodilation mediated by LPA1 receptors, phospholipase C, and endothelial nitric oxide synthase. FASEB J 28 880 PMID: 24249637

Nazarians-Armavil et al (2013) Cellular Ins resistance disrupts leptin-mediated control of neuronal signaling and transcription. Mol Endocrinol 27 990 PMID: 23579487

Faria et al (2013) Melatonin acts through MT1/MT2 receptors to activate hypothalamic Akt and suppress hepatic gluconeogenesis in rats. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 305 E230 PMID: 23695212

Villers et al (2012) Long-lasting LTP requires neither repeated trains for its induction nor protein synthesis for its development. PLoS One 7 e40823 PMID: 22792408

Chen et al (2012) The class I PI3K/Akt pathway is critical for cancer cell survival in dogs and offers an opportunity for therapeutic intervention. BMC Vet Res 8 73 PMID: 22647622

Khurana et al (2012) An essential role for modulation of hyperpolarization-activated current in the development of binaural temporal precision. J Neurosci 32 2814 PMID: 22357864

Bianca et al (2012) Endogenous urotensin II selectively modulates erectile function through eNOS. PLoS One 7 e31019 PMID: 22319601

Liu et al (2010) FRP inhibits ox-LDL-induced endothelial cell apoptosis through an Akt-NF-{kappa}B-Bcl-2 pathway and inhibits endothelial cell apoptosis in an apoE-knockout mouse model. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 299 E351 PMID: 20530739

Huang et al (2010) Pharmacological and genetic accumulation of hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha enhances excitatory synaptic transmission in hippocampal neurons through the production of vascular endothelial growth factor. J Neurosci 30 6080 PMID: 20427666

Tokuoka and Goda (2006) Myosin light chain kinase is not a regulator of synaptic vesicle trafficking during repetitive exocytosis in cultured hippocampal neurons. J Neurosci 26 11606 PMID: 17093082

Searl and Silinsky (2005) LY 294002 inhibits adenosine receptor activation by a mechanism independent of effects on PI-3 kinase or casein kinase II. Purinergic Signal 1 389 PMID: 18404524

Schlemper et al (2005) Mechanisms underlying the relaxation response induced by bradykinin in the epithelium-intact guinea-pig trachea in vitro. Br J Pharmacol 145 740 PMID: 15852038

Venkateswarlu et al (2007) PI-3-kinase-dependent membrane recruitment of centaurin-α2 is essential for its effect on ARF6-mediated actin cytoskeleton reorganisation. J Neurosci 120 792 PMID: 17284522

O'Riordan et al (2006) Regulation of nuclear factor κB in the hippocampus by group I metabotropic glutamate receptors. J Neurosci 26 4870 PMID: 16672661

Bianca et al (2006) Sphingosine 1-phosphate induces endothelial nitric-oxide synthase activation through phosphorylation in human corpus cavernosum. J Cell Biochem 316 703 PMID: 16234413

Qiu et al (2006) Differential reelin-induced enhancement of NMDA and AMPA receptor activity in the adult hippocampus. Mol Cancer Ther 26 12943 PMID: 17167084

Rojas et al (2007) Protein kinase C dependent inhibition of the heteromeric Kir4.1-Kir5.1 channel. Biochim Biophys Acta 1768 2030 PMID: 17585871

Chung et al (2007) IGF-I inhibition of apoptosis is associated with decreased expression of prostate apoptosis response-4. J Endocrinol 194 77 PMID: 17592023

Lin et al (2007) GSK-3beta acts downstream of PP2A and the PI 3-kinase-Akt pathway, and upstream of caspase-2 in ceramide-induced mitochondrial apoptosis. J Cell Sci 120 2935 PMID: 17666435

Nelson et al (2008) Temporal profiling of changes in phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate, inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate and diacylglycerol allows comprehensive analysis of phospholipase C-initiated signalling in single neurons. J Neurochem 107 602 PMID: 18665913

Garcia et al (2008) Antigenic experience dictates functional role of glycogen synthase kinase-3 in human CD4+ T cell responses. J Immunol 181 8363 PMID: 19050253

Coba et al (2008) Kinase networks integrate profiles of N-MthD.-aspartate receptor-mediated gene expression in hippocampus. J Biol Chem 283 34101 PMID: 18815127

Lim et al (2008) The novel adipocytokine visfatin exerts direct cardioprotective effects. J Cell Mol Med 12 1395 PMID: 18400051

Alonso-Magdalena et al Pancreatic Ins content regulation by the estrogen receptor ER alpha. PLoS One 3 e2069 PMID: 18446233

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Antidepressantsby Cholecystokinin Neurons of the Dentate Gyrus.
By Anonymous on 02/03/2020
Assay Type: In Vivo
Species: Mouse

10nM Wortmannin

PMID: 28735749
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Inhibition of autophagy before immunocytochemistry in human fibroblasts.
By tom stoker on 09/17/2018
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Human

Treatment of fibroblasts for 4 hours prior to staining for LC3 and P62.

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