For research use only. Not for use in humans.
Molecular Weight(MW): 320.26
Y-27632 2HCl is a selective ROCK1 (p160ROCK) inhibitor with Ki of 140 nM in a cell-free assay, exhibits >200-fold selectivity over other kinases, including PKC, cAMP-dependent protein kinase, MLCK and PAK.
Selleck's Y-27632 2HCl has been cited by 368 publications
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|Description||Y-27632 2HCl is a selective ROCK1 (p160ROCK) inhibitor with Ki of 140 nM in a cell-free assay, exhibits >200-fold selectivity over other kinases, including PKC, cAMP-dependent protein kinase, MLCK and PAK.|
Y-27632 2HCl inhibits ROCK-II while displaying little activity against PKC, cAMP-dependent protein kinase and myosin light-chain kinase (MLCK) with Ki of 26 μM, 25 μM and > 250 μM, respectively, as well as PKA activated by another Rho-family GTPase member, Cdc42. Y-27632 2HCl inhibits smooth-muscle contraction induces by various agonists including phenylephrine, histamine, acetylcholine, serotonin, endothelin, and thromboxane with IC50 of 0.3-1 μM, by selectively inhibiting Ca2+ sensitization. Y-27632 2HCl suppresses Rho-induced, p160ROCK-mediated formation of stress fibres in cultured cells.  Y-27632 2HCl treatment blocks both Rho-mediated activation of actomyosin and LPA-stimulated invasive activity of MM1 cells in a concentration-dependent manner.  Y-27632 2HCl treatment is not only sufficient to initiate formation of exuberant axonal processes but also facilitates axonal maturation during the very early stages of axonogenesis, while largely sparing axon elongation.  In human embryonic stem (hES) cells, Y-27632 2HCl treatment at 10 μM markedly diminishes dissociation-induced apoptosis even in serum-free suspension (SFEB) culture, increases cloning efficiency (from ~1% to ~27%), facilitates subcloning after gene transfer, and enables SFEB-cultured hES cells to survive and differentiate into Bf1+ cortical and basal telencephalic progenitors. 
|In vivo||Oral administration of Y-27632 2HCl at 30 mg/kg significantly decreases the blood pressure in a dose-dependent manner in spontaneous hypertensive rats, renal hypertensive rats, as well as deoxycorticosterone acetate (DOCA)-salt hypertensive rats.  When Y-27632 2HCl is continuously administered at a rate of 0.55 μL per hour by implanted pumps for 11 days tumor cell invasion (MM1 cells expressing Val14-RhoA in rats) is significantly delayed.  By inhibiting ROCK, Y-27632 2HCl treatment attenuates hypoxia-induced angiogenesis and vascular remodeling in the pulmonary circulation.  Pretreatment with Y-27632 has a protective effect against tumor formation in albino mice with Ehrlich ascites carcinoma. |
|Animal Research: ||
-  Uehata M, et al. Nature, 1997, 389(6654), 990-994.
-  Itoh K, et al. Nat Med, 1999, 5(2), 221-225.
-  Bito H, et al. Neuron, 2000, 26(2), 431-441.
|In vitro||DMSO||64 mg/mL warmed (199.83 mM)|
|Water||14 mg/mL (43.71 mM)|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is there any data about the Amax (maximum attraction luminosity) and extinction coefficient of this compound?
The wavelength we used to test HPLC is 260nm while the extinction coefficient is unknown.
Could this product be used in cell culture? Do you have any reference for this application?
Yes. The Y-27632 can be used in cell culture certainly. Here is the reference website: http://molpharm.aspetjournals.org/content/57/5/976.full.