Bisindolylmaleimide I (GF109203X)
For research use only.
Catalog No.S7208 Synonyms: GO 6850 , Bisindolylmaleimide I
CAS No. 133052-90-1
Bisindolylmaleimide I (GF109203X) is a potent PKC inhibitor with IC50 of 20 nM, 17 nM, 16 nM, and 20 nM for PKCα, PKCβI, PKCβII, and PKCγ in cell-free assays, respectively, showing more than 3000-fold selectivity for PKC as compared to EGFR, PDGFR and insulin receptor.
Selleck's Bisindolylmaleimide I (GF109203X) has been cited by 28 publications
Purity & Quality Control
Choose Selective PKC Inhibitors
|Description||Bisindolylmaleimide I (GF109203X) is a potent PKC inhibitor with IC50 of 20 nM, 17 nM, 16 nM, and 20 nM for PKCα, PKCβI, PKCβII, and PKCγ in cell-free assays, respectively, showing more than 3000-fold selectivity for PKC as compared to EGFR, PDGFR and insulin receptor.|
|Features||Greater selectivity than PKC inhibitor staurosporine. GF109203X is a chemical probe for studying PKC signal transduction pathways. Potential for use in a variety of cancers.|
GF109203X, as an ATP-competitive PKC inhibitor, prevents platelet aggregation induced by stimuli that activate PKC, and has the potential as a tool for studying the involvement of PKC in signal transduction pathways.  GF 109203X produces reversal activity on P-glycoprotein and MRP -mediated multidrug resistance.   PKC inhibition by GF109203X significantly reduces carbachol-stimulated ERK1/2 activation and the subsequent proliferation of SNU-407 colon cancer cells. 
|In vivo||GF109203X (10 μg/mouse, i.pl.) dose-dependently inhibits BK-induced mechanical allodynia in Wistar rats. |
Assay of protein kinase C:Protein kinase C is arrayed by measuring 32PI transferred from [gamma-32PI] ATP to lysine-rich histone type Ill-s. The reaction mixture (80 μL) contained 50 mM Tris-HCI. pH 7.4, 100 μM CaCl2, 10 mM MgCI2, 37.5 μL/mL histone type Ill-s, 10 μM [gamma-32PI] ATP (1250 cpm/pmol), 31 μM bovine brain phosphatidylserine and 0.5 μM 1,2 sn-dioleylglycerol. Fifteen μL of purified PKC (final concentration in assay 0.38 μg/mL) is added to the incubation mixture. After 10 min at 30°C, the reaction is stopped by addition of 30 μL of casein 30 mg/mL and 0.9 ml of 12% trichloroacetic acid. The acid precipitable material is collected by centrifugation, dissolved in 1N NaOH (100μL) and precipitated again with 1 ml of 12% trichloroacetic acid. The pellet is dissolved in 1N NaOH (100μL) and 32P incorporation is measured by scintillation counting in Aquasol.
-  Toullec D, et al. J Biol Chem. 1991, 266(24), 15771-15781.
-  Gekeler V, et al. Br J Cancer. 1996, 74(6), 897-905.
-  Gekeler V, et al. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 1995, 206(1), 119-126.
|In vitro||DMSO||82 mg/mL (198.79 mM)|
* Please note that Selleck tests the solubility of all compounds in-house, and the actual solubility may differ slightly from published values. This is normal and is due to slight batch-to-batch variations.
|Synonyms||GO 6850 , Bisindolylmaleimide I|
In vivo Formulation Calculator (Clear solution)
|Step 1: Enter information below (Recommended: An additional animal making an allowance for loss during the experiment)|
|Dosage||mg/kg||Average weight of animals||g||Dosing volume per animal||ul||Number of animals|
|Step 2: Enter the in vivo formulation ()|
|% DMSO % % Tween 80 % ddH2O|
Working concentration： mg/ml；
Method for preparing DMSO master liquid: ： mg drug pre-dissolved in μL DMSO (Master liquid concentration mg/mL，)
Method for preparing in vivo formulation：Take DMSO master liquid, next addμL PEG300， mix and clarify, next addμL Tween 80，mix and clarify, next add μL ddH2O，mix and clarify.
1.Please make sure the liquid is clear before adding the next solvent.
2.Be sure to add the solvent(s) in order. You must ensure that the solution obtained, in the previous addition, is a clear solution before proceeding to add the next solvent. Physical methods such as vortex, ultrasound or hot water bath can be used to aid dissolving.
Calculate the mass, volume or concentration required for a solution. The Selleck molarity calculator is based on the following equation:
Mass (mg) = Concentration (mM) × Volume (mL) × Molecular Weight (g/mol)
*When preparing stock solutions, please always use the batch-specific molecular weight of the product found on the via label and MSDS / COA (available on product pages).
Calculate the dilution required to prepare a stock solution. The Selleck dilution calculator is based on the following equation:
Concentration (start) x Volume (start) = Concentration (final) x Volume (final)
This equation is commonly abbreviated as: C1V1 = C2V2 ( Input Output )
* When preparing stock solutions always use the batch-specific molecular weight of the product found on the vial label and MSDS / COA (available online).
Molecular Weight Calculator
Enter the chemical formula of a compound to calculate its molar mass and elemental composition:
Tip: Chemical formula is case sensitive. C10H16N2O2 c10h16n2o2
Instructions to calculate molar mass (molecular weight) of a chemical compound:
To calculate molar mass of a chemical compound, please enter its chemical formula and click 'Calculate'.
Definitions of molecular mass, molecular weight, molar mass and molar weight:
Molecular mass (molecular weight) is the mass of one molecule of a substance and is expressed in the unified atomic mass units (u). (1 u is equal to 1/12 the mass of one atom of carbon-12)
Molar mass (molar weight) is the mass of one mole of a substance and is expressed in g/mol.
Answers to questions you may have can be found in the inhibitor handling instructions. Topics include how to prepare stock solutions, how to store inhibitors, and issues that need special attention for cell-based assays and animal experiments.
Tel: +1-832-582-8158 Ext:3
If you have any other enquiries, please leave a message.