SB203850 is a p38 MAPK inhibitor. SB203580 inhibits the phosphorylation of heat shock protein (HSP) 27 in response to IL-1, cellular stresses and bacterial endotoxin in vivo. SB203850 is useful for studying the physiological roles and targets of p38 MAPK and MAPKAP kinase-2.
CAS Number: 152121-47-6
Molecular Weight: 377.43
Chemical Name: 4-(4-Fluorophenyl)-2-(4-methylsulfinylphenyl)-5-(4-pyridyl)-1H-imidazole
Appearance: Solid Power
Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)
Solubility: DMSO: 43 mg/mL(113.92 mM). Water: Insoluble.
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
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SB203580 inhibits the IL-2-induced proliferation of primary human T cells, murine CT6 T cells, or BAF F7 B cells with an IC50 of 3–5 μm. SB203580 also inhibits IL-2-induced p70S6 kinase activation, although the concentration required is slightly higher with an IC50 above 10 μm. SB203580 also inhibits the activity of PDK1 in a dose-dependent manner with an IC50 in the 3–10 μm range. SB203580 inhibits p38-MAPK stimulation of MAPKAPK2 with an IC50 of approximately 0.07 μM, whereas inhibits total SAPK/JNK activity with an IC50 of 3–10 μM. SB203580 at higher concentrations activates the ERK pathway, which subsequently enhances NF-κB transcriptional activity. SB203580 induces autophagy in human hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) cells.
SB203580 protects pig myocardium against ischemic injury in an in vivo model. SB203580 is effective to prevent and treat the disease in MRL/lpr mice model of Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
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