SKL2001 is a novel agonist of Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway. SKL2001 suppresses colon cancer spheroid growth through regulation of the E-cadherin/β-Catenin complex. SKL2001 inhibited proliferation of colon cancer cells cultured in 3D spheroid and induced them accumulation in the G0/G1 phase of the cell cycle with a reduced c-myc level.
CAS Number: 909089-13-0
Molecular Weight: 286.29
Wnt Agonist II
Chemical Name: 5-(Furan-2-yl)-N-(3-imidazol-1-ylpropyl)-1,2-oxazole-3-carboxamide
Appearance: Solid Power.
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: Soluble in DMSO
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
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SKL2001 is an agonist of the Wnt/β-catenin pathway, and also upregulates the expression of Axin2, a downstream target of the Wnt/β-catenin pathway, but shows no effect on NF-κB, p53 reporter activity and GSK-3β activity. SKL2001 causes osteoblast differentiation (20 and 40 μM) and suppresses preadipocyte differentiation (5, 10, and 30 μM) via the activation of the Wnt/β-catenin pathway. SKL2001 (5, 10, and 30 μM) stabilizes intracellular β-catenin in 3T3-L1 cells. SKL2001 (40 μM) significantly inhibits the proliferation of HCT116 spheroids independently of cytotoxicity and the inhibition is reversible; SKL2001 cuases cell cycle arrest in HCT116 spheroids. SKL2001 (40 μM) enhances round-shape spheroid formation and E-cadherin expression.
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- Huang HL, Tang GD, Liang ZH, Qin MB, Wang XM, Chang RJ, Qin HP. Role of Wnt/β-catenin pathway agonist SKL2001 in Caerulein-induced acute pancreatitis. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 2018 Oct 16:1-8. doi: 10.1139/cjpp-2018-0226. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30326193.
- Ohashi W, Yamamine N, Imura J, Hattori Y. SKL2001 suppresses colon cancer spheroid growth through regulation of the E-cadherin/β-Catenin complex. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2017 Nov 25;493(3):1342-1348. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2017.09.161. Epub 2017 Sep 29. PubMed PMID: 28970068.
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