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Catalog No.S1180 Synonyms: NVP-XAV939
Molecular Weight(MW): 312.31
XAV-939 selectively inhibits Wnt/β-catenin-mediated transcription through tankyrase1/2 inhibition with IC50 of 11 nM/4 nM in cell-free assays, regulates axin levels and does not affect CRE, NF-κB or TGF-β.
Selleck's XAV-939 has been cited by 118 publications
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|Description||XAV-939 selectively inhibits Wnt/β-catenin-mediated transcription through tankyrase1/2 inhibition with IC50 of 11 nM/4 nM in cell-free assays, regulates axin levels and does not affect CRE, NF-κB or TGF-β.|
XAV-939 specifically inhibits tankyrase PARP activity. XAV-939 dramatically decreases DNA-PKcs protein levels, confirming the critical role of tankyrase poly-ADP-ribosylation activity in maintaining stability of the DNA-PKcs protein. The greatest reduction of DNA-PKcs protein levels (< 25% relative expression compared to DMSO treated controls) occurs at 12 hours with 1.0 μM XAV-939 exposure. Treatment of human lymphoblasts with 1.0 μM XAV-939 results in marked elevation of tankyrase 1 levels.  XAV-939 is axin stabilizing agent. XAV-939 stimulates beta-catenin degradation by stabilizing axin, the concentration-limiting component of the destruction complex. XAV-939 stabilizes axin by blocking the poly-ADP-ribosylating enzymes tankyrase 1 and tankyrase 2. Both tankyrase isoforms interact with a highly conserved domain of axin and stimulate its degradation through the ubiquitin-proteasome pathway. XAV-939 deregulates the Wnt/b-catenin pathway which has been implicated in many cancers. 
|In vitro||DMSO||12 mg/mL (38.42 mM)|
|In vivo||Add solvents to the product individually and in order(Data is from Selleck tests instead of citations):
4% DMSO+corn oil
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Frequently Asked Questions
I want to inject XAV 939 (Cat # S1180) into mice through I.P. and just wonder what kind of solvent/solution I can use for this.
S1180 XAV-939 can be dissolved in 4% DMSO+corn oil at 1 mg/ml as a clear solution. When preparing the solution, please dissolve the compound in DMSO clearly first. You can sonicate and warm it in water bath at about 45 degree to help dissolving. Then dilute with corn oil.