MHY1485 --- mTOR Activator

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M60189-5S 5 mg solid $79
M60189-10S 10mg solid $396


MHY1485 is a novel potent, selective and cell-permeable mTOR activator. It suppressed the basal autophagic flux, and this inhibitory effect was clearly confirmed in cells under starvation, a strong physiological inducer of autophagy. It can increase cellular mTOR Ser2448 and downstream substrate 4E-BP Thr37/46 phosphorylation level in rat liver Ac2F cells (1 to 2 µM for 1 h). It affects culture viability only at much higher concentrations (by 20% after 24 h 20 µM treatment). MHY1485 induced cellular LC3-II accumulation in Ac2F is reported to be a result of autophagy inhibition due to reduced fusion between autophagosomes and lysosomes. MHY1485 serves as a novel inhibitor of autophagy with an mTOR activating effect.

Product information

CAS Number: 326914-06-1

Molecular Weight: 387.39

Formula: C17H21N7O4

Chemical Name: 4,6-dimorpholino-N-(4-nitrophenyl)-1,3,5-triazin-2-amine

Smiles: [O-][N+](=O)C1C=CC(=CC=1)NC1N=C(N=C(N=1)N1CCOCC1)N1CCOCC1


InChi: InChI=1S/C17H21N7O4/c25-24(26)14-3-1-13(2-4-14)18-15-19-16(22-5-9-27-10-6-22)21-17(20-15)23-7-11-28-12-8-23/h1-4H,5-12H2,(H,18,19,20,21)

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power.

Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Solubility: DMSO up to 10 mM

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Drug Formulation: To be determined.

HS Tariff Code: 382200

How to use

In Vitro:

MHY1485 was used at 1-5 µM in vitro and cellular assays.


  1. Choi YJ, et al. Inhibitory effect of mTOR activator MHY1485 on autophagy: suppression of lysosomal fusion. (2012) PLoS One. 7(8):e43418.

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