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Catalog No.S2386 Synonyms: NSC 105327
CAS No. 479-41-4
Indirubin (NSC 105327) is a potent cyclin-dependent kinases and GSK-3β inhibitor with IC50 of about 5 μM and 0.6 μM.
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Effect of indirubin on the alterations of actin cytoskeleton in TNF-α-treated RA FLS. F-actin (red) and nucleus (blue) were stained with phalloidin and DAPI, respectively.
Inflamm Res, 2017, 66(5):433-440. Indirubin purchased from Selleck.
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|Description||Indirubin (NSC 105327) is a potent cyclin-dependent kinases and GSK-3β inhibitor with IC50 of about 5 μM and 0.6 μM.|
Indirubin is the active ingredient of Danggui Longhui Wan, a mixture of plants that is used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat chronic diseases. Indirubin inhibits CDKs activity with IC50 of 2.2 - 10 μM resulting in cell cycle arrest in the G2/M phase.  Indirubin also inhibits GSK-3β with an IC50 of 0.6 μM, attenuating CDK5- and GSK-3β-mediated tau phosphorylation, a process over-active in Alzheimer disease states.  It also suppresses tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-induced NF-κB activation in a dose- and time-dependent manner. Indirubin also suppresses the NF-κB activation induced by various inflammatory agents and carcinogens. Indirubin blocks the phosphorylation and degradation of IκBα through the inhibition of activation of IκBα kinase and phosphorylation and nuclear translocation of p65. 
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