MK-1775 (AZD1775) is a highly potent, selective and orally bioavailable Wee1 kinase inhibitor with IC50 of 5.2 nM. It abrogated DNA damaged checkpoints induced by gemcitabine, carboplatin, and cisplatin etc. and enhanced the anti-tumor efficacy of these agents selectively in p53-deficient tumor cells. At tolerated doses, MK-1775 treatment leads to xenograft tumor growth inhibition or regression. It inhibits Wee1 in H3K36me3-deficient cells results in RRM2 reduction, critical dNTP depletion, S-phase arrest, and apoptosis. MK-1775 can regresse H3K36me3-deficient tumor xenografts too. Right now MK-1775 is in phase I/II clinical trials for various cancers.
CAS Number: 955365-80-7
Molecular Weight: 500.60
Chemical Name: 2-allyl-1-(6-(2-hydroxypropan-2-yl)pyridin-2-yl)-6-((4-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl)phenyl)amino)-1,2-dihydro-3H-pyrazolo[3,4-d]pyrimidin-3-one
Appearance: Solid Power.
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: DMSO up to 100 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
MK-1775 was used at 1 µM in vitro and cellular assays.
MK-1775 was orally dosed to mice at 20 mg/Kg once per day.
- Hirai H, et al. Small-molecule inhibition of Wee1 kinase by MK-1775 selectively sensitizes p53-deficient tumor cells to DNA-damaging agents. (2009) Mol Cancer Ther. 8(11):2992-3000.
- Rajeshkumar NV, et al. MK-1775, a potent Wee1 inhibitor, synergizes with gemcitabine to achieve tumor regressions, selectively in p53-deficient pancreatic cancer xenografts. (2011) Clin Cancer Res. 17(9):2799-806.
- Guertin AD, et al. Preclinical evaluation of the WEE1 inhibitor MK-1775 as single-agent anticancer therapy. (2013) Mol Cancer Ther. 12(8):1442-52.
- Pfister SX, et al. Inhibiting WEE1 Selectively Kills Histone H3K36me3-Deficient Cancers by dNTP Starvation. (2015) Cancer Cell. 28(5):557-68.
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