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ARQ197 has been shown to prevent HGF induced cellular responses

2513 views | Aug 26 2013

ARQ-197 is the first non-ATP-competitive c-Met inhibitor withKi of 0.355 μM [Read the Full Post]

LY2886721 is used to treat Alzheimers Disease in preclinical experiments

2331 views | Aug 23 2013

LY2886721 is an BACE inhibitor used for the treatment of Alzheimer's Disease. [Read the Full Post]

Triciribine was initially described as a DNA synthesis inhibitor

3083 views | Aug 21 2013

Triciribine is a DNA synthesis inhibitor, also inhibits Akt and HIV-1 with IC50 of 130 nM and 20 nM [Read the Full Post]

RAD001 is specific inhibitors mTOR signal

1822 views | Aug 19 2013

Everolimus competes with immobilized FK 506 for binding to biotinylated FKBP12 and shows the inhibitory effect on a two-way MLR performed with spleen cells from BALB/c and CBA mice with IC50 of 0.12-1.8 nM. [Read the Full Post]

Tideglusib might be useful for slowing atrophy rates

3408 views | Aug 15 2013

Tideglusib (NP031112, NP-12) is an irreversible, non ATP-competitive GSK-3β inhibitor with IC50 of 60 nM; fails to inhibit kinases with a Cys homologous to Cys-199 located in the active site. Phase 1/2. [Read the Full Post]

Roscovitine is an experimental drug candidate

2532 views | Aug 12 2013

Saracatinib also potently inhibits other Src tyrosine kinase family members including c-Yes, Fyn, Lyn, Blk, Fgr, and Lck with IC50 from 4-10 nM. Saracatinib sensitively inhibits Src Y530F NIH 3T3 with IC50 of 80 nM. [Read the Full Post]

MS275 is a benzamide histone deacetylase inhibitor

2473 views | Aug 08 2013

MS-275 shows inhibitory to HDACs by 2'-amino group. MS-275 induces accumulation of p21WAF1/CIP1 and gelsolin in K562 cell. MS-275 could reduce S-phase cells and induce G1-phase cells in A2780 cell. [Read the Full Post]

Sunitinib was the first cancer drug simultaneously

2638 views | Aug 06 2013

Sunitinib inhibits VEGF-dependent VEGFR2 phosphorylation and PDGF-dependent PDGFRβ phosphorylation with IC50 of 10 nM and 10 nM, respectively. [Read the Full Post]

U0126 is a highly selective inhibitor of both MEK1 and MEK2

2262 views | Aug 02 2013

U0126-EtOH functionally antagonizes AP- 1 transcriptional activity and blocks the production of a variety of cytokines and metalloproteinases involved in the inflammatory response. [Read the Full Post]

AMG517 is a potent and selective transient receptor potential TRPV1 antagonist

2253 views | Jul 31 2013

Oral administration of AMG 517 produces a dose-dependent increase in plasma concentrations, it also produces a dose-dependent decrease in the number of flinches induced by capsaicin treatment. [Read the Full Post]

MRS2578 is a selective antagonist of P2Y6 nucleotide receptors

2416 views | Jul 29 2013

MRS 2578 (10 μM) significant reduces TNF-α–induced proinflammatory gene expression in HMEC-1 cells. [Read the Full Post]

Trametinib had good results for V600E mutated metastatic melanoma

2332 views | Jul 25 2013

GSK1120212 inhibits the phosphorylation of MBP regardless of the isotype of Raf and MEK, with IC50 ranging from 0.92 nM to 3.4 nM. GSK1120212 demonstrates no inhibition of the kinase activities of c-Raf, B-Raf, ERK1 and ERK2. [Read the Full Post]

PHA767491 is a newly discovered type of antitumor drugs

2287 views | Jul 23 2013

PHA-767491 displays approximately 20-fold selectivity for Cdk1, Cdk2 and GSK3-β, 50-fold selectivity for MK2 and Cdk5 and 100-fold selectivity for PLK1 and CHK2. [Read the Full Post]

Vicriviroci s a pyrimidine CCR5 entry inhibitor of HIV1

2959 views | Jul 20 2013

Vicriviroc binds with higher affinity to CCR5 versus SCH-C (SCH-351125) in competition binding assays with Ki value of 0.8 nM versus 2.6 nM. [Read the Full Post]

PD168393 is a strongly effective EGFR inhibitors

2808 views | Jul 18 2013

PD 168393 is docked into the ATP binding pocket of EGFR TK. PD168393 completely suppresses EGF-dependent receptor autophosphorylation in A431 cells during continuous exposure, with continous suppression even after 8 hr in compound-free medium. [Read the Full Post]

TOK001 is an experimental drug being developed by Tokai Pharmaceuticals

2331 views | Jul 16 2013

Galeterone is effective at preventing binding of [3H]-R1881 to the mutant LNCaP AR (T877A) with IC50 of 845 nM. [Read the Full Post]

TWS119 is thought to bind GSK with high affinity

3862 views | Jul 11 2013

Treatment of a monolayer of P19 cells with 1 μM TWS119 causes 30–40% cells to differentiate specifically into neuronal lineages based on counting of TuJ1 positive cells with correct neuronal morphology (up to 60% neuronal differentiation occurred through the standard EB formation protocol with concomitant TWS119 treatment). [Read the Full Post]

Perifosine is a drug candidate being developed for a variety of cancer indications

3006 views | Jul 09 2013

Perifosine develops anti-proliferative properties with IC50 of 0.6-8.9 μM in immortalized keratinocytes (HaCaT), and head and neck squamous carcinoma cells. [Read the Full Post]

RG108 is a cell permeable specific DNA methyltransferase inhibitor

2649 views | Jul 05 2013

RG108 effectively blocks DNA methyltransferases in vitro and does not cause covalent enzyme trapping in human cell lines. Incubation of cells with low micromolar concentrations of RG108 results in significant demethylation of genomic DNA without any detectable toxicity. [Read the Full Post]

Masitinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor used in the treatment of mast cell tumors in animals

2655 views | Jul 03 2013

Masitinib is a competitive inhibitor against ATP at concentrations ≤500 nM. Masitinib also potently inhibits recombinant PDGFR and the intracellular kinase Lyn, and to a lesser extent, fibroblast growth factor receptor 3. [Read the Full Post]