Imatinib Mesylate (STI571)
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Catalog No.S1026 Synonyms: CGP-57148B, ST-1571 Mesylate
Molecular Weight(MW): 589.71
Imatinib Mesylate (STI571) is an orally bioavailability mesylate salt of Imatinib, which is a multi-target inhibitor of v-Abl, c-Kit and PDGFR with IC50 of 0.6 μM, 0.1 μM and 0.1 μM in cell-free or cell-based assays, respectively.
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|Description||Imatinib Mesylate (STI571) is an orally bioavailability mesylate salt of Imatinib, which is a multi-target inhibitor of v-Abl, c-Kit and PDGFR with IC50 of 0.6 μM, 0.1 μM and 0.1 μM in cell-free or cell-based assays, respectively.|
In vitro assays for inhibition of a panel of tyrosine and serine/threonine protein kinases show that Imatinib inhibits the v-Abl tyrosine kinase and PDGFR potently with an IC50 of 0.6 and 0.1 μM, respectively.  Imatinib inhibits the SLF-dependent activation of wild-type c-kit kinase activity with a IC50 for these effects of approximately 0.1 μM, which is similar to the concentration required for inhibition of PDGFR.  Imatinib exhibits growth-inhibitory activity on the human bronchial carcinoid cell line NCI-H727 and the human pancreatic carcinoid cell line BON-1 with an IC50 of 32.4 and 32.8 μM, respectively.  A recent study shows that Imatinib has the potential to exert its antileukemia effects in chronic myelogenous leukemia by down-regulating hERG1 K(+) channels, which are highly expressed in leukemia cells and appear of exceptional importance in favoring leukemogenesis.