NVP-BKM120, PI3K Inhibitor BKM120

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M66051-2S 2mg solid $89
M66051-10S 10mg solid $360


BKM120 (NVP-BKM120) is a potent and selective, orally available pan-class I phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI3K) inhibitor. It inhibits all four class-I PI3K isoforms in biochemical assays with IC50 ~50-250 nM, but exhibits selectivity of >100 folds against other protein kinases. It is also active against the most common somatic PI3Ka mutations but does not significantly inhibit the related class-III (Vps34) and class-IV (mTOR, DNA-PK) PI3K kinases. BKM120 has shown to significantly inhibit cell growth and induce apoptosis in a variety of tumor cell lines as well as in animal models. Consistent with its mechanism of action, NVP-BKM120 decreases the cellular levels of p-Akt in relevant models, as well as modulates downstream effectors in a concentration dependent and pathway-specific manner.

Product information

CAS Number: 944396-07-0

Molecular Weight: 410.39

Formula: C18H21F3N6O2




Chemical Name: 5-(2,6-dimorpholinopyrimidin-4-yl)-4-(trifluoromethyl)pyridin-2-amine

Smiles: NC1=CC(=C(C=N1)C1=CC(=NC(=N1)N1CCOCC1)N1CCOCC1)C(F)(F)F


InChi: InChI=1S/C18H21F3N6O2/c19-18(20,21)13-9-15(22)23-11-12(13)14-10-16(26-1-5-28-6-2-26)25-17(24-14)27-3-7-29-8-4-27/h9-11H,1-8H2,(H2,22,23)

Technical Data

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: ≥360 days 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:

BKM120 was typically used at 1 µM in vitro and cellular assays.

In Vivo:

BKM120 was formulated in NMP/PEG300 (10/90, v/v) and orally dosed to mice at 10 mg/kg once per day.


  1. Maira SM, et al. Identification and characterization of NVP-BKM120, an orally available pan-class I PI3-kinase inhibitor. (2012) Mol Cancer Ther. 11(2):317-28.
  2. Koul D, et al. Antitumor activity of NVP-BKM120--a selective pan class I PI3 kinase inhibitor showed differential forms of cell death based on p53 status of glioma cells. (2012) Clin Cancer Res. 18(1):184-95.
  3. Park E, et al. NVP-BKM120, a novel PI3K inhibitor, shows synergism with a STAT3 inhibitor in human gastric cancer cells harboring KRAS mutations. (2012) Int J Oncol. 40(4):1259-66

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