Kenpaullone is a potent inhibitor of CDK1/cyclin B (IC50 = 400 nM), CDK2/cyclin A (IC50 = 680 nM), CDK2/cyclin E (IC50 = 7.5 uM) and CDK5/p25 (IC50 = 850 nM). Kenpaullone inhibits CDK2/cyclin A, CDK2/cyclin E and CDK5/cyclin/p35 (IC50 values are 0.68, 7.5 and 0.85 μM respectively).
Chemical Formula: C16H11BrN2O
Exact Mass: 326.00548
Molecular Weight: 327.18
Elemental Analysis: C, 58.74; H, 3.39; Br, 24.42; N, 8.56; O, 4.89
InChi Code: InChI=1S/C16H11BrN2O/c17-9-5-6-14-11(7-9)12-8-15(20)18-13-4-2-1-3-10(13)16(12)19-14/h1-7,19H,8H2,(H,18,20)
Appearance: White to off-white solid powder
Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.
Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).
Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, not in water
Shelf Life: >2 years if stored properly
Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO
Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).
HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001
Kenpaullone shows much less effect on c-src (IC50, 15 μM), casein kinase 2 (IC50, 20 μM), erk 1 (IC50, 20 μM), and erk 2 (IC50, 9 μM). Kenpaullone acts by competitive inhibition of ATP binding, and the apparent Ki is 2.5 μM. Kenpaullone can inhibit the growth of tumor cells in culture (mean GI50, 43 μM) and causes altered cell cycle progression most clearly revealed under conditions of recovery from serum starvation. Kenpaullone demonstrates a wide range of biological utility, extending from maintenance of pancreatic β cell survival and proliferation to the induction of apoptosis in cancer cells.
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