Premise and peril of Wnt signaling activation through GSK-3β inhibition

157 views | May 19 2022

Samuel M Law et al. thought that caution was required when micromolar levels of CHIR-99021 were used for the purpose of activating the canonical Wnt signaling pathway. [Read the Full Post]

GSK-3β manipulates ferroptosis sensitivity by dominating iron homeostasis

190 views | Mar 03 2022

Lingjuan Wang et al. showed that the multifaceted Ser/Thr protein kinase GSK-3β acted as a positive modulator of the ferroptosis program. [Read the Full Post]

Transcriptome Analysis of Cells Exposed to Actinomycin D and Nutlin-3a Reveals New Candidate p53-Target Genes and Indicates That CHIR-98014 Is an Important Inhibitor of p53 Activity

146 views | Feb 01 2022

Barbara Łasut-Szyszka et al. thought that an unidentified kinase inhibited by CHIR-98014, participated in modification of p53 and enabled it to activate a subset of its target genes. [Read the Full Post]

Differential time course of glycogen synthase kinase-3 inhibition in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis

320 views | Dec 29 2021

A S Al-Zaidi et al. found that downregulation of Th1 and Th17 hallmark cytokines by Tideglusib in EAE might be associated with IL-10 production. [Read the Full Post]

GSK3ß inhibitor CHIR 99021 modulates cerebral organoid development through dose-dependent regulation of apoptosis, proliferation, differentiation and migration

608 views | Jun 29 2021

Chloe Delepine et al. revealed new mechanisms of the pleiotropic effects of GSK3β during organoid development, providing essential information for the improvement of organoid production and ultimately shedding light on the mechanisms of embryonic brain development. [Read the Full Post]

Wnt Activation After Inhibition Restores Trabecular Meshwork Cells Toward a Normal Phenotype

383 views | Mar 15 2021

Kamesh Dhamodaran et al. found that, in normal hTM cells, activation of the Wnt pathway reversed the pathological phenotype caused by Wnt inhibition and might thus be a viable therapeutic for lowering IOP. [Read the Full Post]

Immune checkpoint inhibition in syngeneic mouse cancer models by a silicasome nanocarrier delivering a GSK3 inhibitor

403 views | Feb 17 2021

Sean D Allen et al. provided proof-of-principal demonstration of the feasibility of using encapsulated delivery of a GSK3 inhibitor to provide cancer immunotherapy, with the possibility to be used as a monotherapy or in combination with chemotherapy or other immunomodulatory agents. [Read the Full Post]

The apoptotic effect of GSK-3 inhibitors: BIO and CHIR 98014 on H1975 lung cancer cells through ROS generation and mitochondrial dysfunction

338 views | Feb 07 2021

Theodore Lemuel Mathuram et al. found that the use of GSK-3 inhibitors showed promising apoptotic abilities in clinical cancer treatments, particularly for lung cancer cells. [Read the Full Post]

Ebselen, Disulfiram, Carmofur, PX-12, Tideglusib, and Shikonin Are Nonspecific Promiscuous SARS-CoV-2 Main Protease Inhibitors

517 views | Jan 07 2021

Chunlong Ma et al. suggested that these six compounds were nonspecific SARS-CoV-2 Mpro inhibitors and urged the scientific community to be stringent with hit validation. [Read the Full Post]

Generation of Liver Bipotential Organoids With a Small-Molecule Cocktail

723 views | Jun 05 2020

Xin Wang et al. demonstrated that Wnt/β-catenin, NMII-Rac, and PKA-ERK are core signaling pathways essential and sufficient for mouse liver progenitor expansion. [Read the Full Post]