Molecular Weight(MW): 489.99
SIS3, a novel specific inhibitor of Smad3, inhibits TGF-β and activin signaling by suppressing Smad3 phosphorylation without affecting the MAPK/p38, ERK, or PI3-kinase signaling pathways.
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Cultured cardiac fibroblasts infected with vector lentiviruses or EphrinB2 overexpressing lentiviruses were stimulated with specific antagonist against Stat3 (Stattic, 2.5μM) and/or Smad3 (SIS3, 1μM), respectively. The expression level of α-SMA was quantified via western blotting. In vitro experiments repeat 3 times, *P<0.05, **P<0.01.
Circ Res, 2017, pii: CIRCRESAHA. SIS3 HCl purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||SIS3, a novel specific inhibitor of Smad3, inhibits TGF-β and activin signaling by suppressing Smad3 phosphorylation without affecting the MAPK/p38, ERK, or PI3-kinase signaling pathways.|
Addition of SIS3 attenuates the effects of TGF-β1 by reducing the transcriptional activity. SIS3 also inhibits the myofibroblast differentiation of fibroblasts by TGF-β1. SIS3 completely diminishes the constitutive phosphorylation of Smad3 as well as the up-regulated type I collagen expression in scleroderma fibroblasts, thus abolishes the ECM overexpression in the TGF-β1-treated normal dermal fibroblasts and scleroderma fibroblasts in vitro.
|In vivo||SIS3 inhibits Smad3 activation in streptozotocin(STZ)-induced diabetic nephropathy in Tie2-Cre;Loxp-EGFP mice. It also reduces AGE-induced EndoMT and decreases EndoMT in STZ-induced diabetic nephropathy in Tie2-Cre;Loxp-EGFP mice. SIS3 significantly reduces collagen IV and fibronectin expression in the glomeruli and tubulointerstitium of STZ-injected Tie2-Cre;Loxp-EGFP mice, suggesting that SIS3 retards the early development of STZ-induced diabetic glomerulosclerosis and tubulointerstitial fibrosis. However, SIS3 administration does not reduce proteinuria.|
|In vitro||DMSO||97 mg/mL (197.96 mM)|
|Ethanol||24 mg/mL (48.98 mM)|
|In vivo||Add solvents to the product individually and in order:
2% DMSO+30% PEG 300+2% Tween 80+ddH2O
For best results, use promptly after mixing.
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