Chemical Name: 3-Methyl-3H-purin-6-amine
Biological ActivityInhibitor of class III phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase (PI 3-kinase); also inhibits the autophagic sequestration of cell proteins in rat hepatocytes. Blocks apoptosis in cerebellar granule cells (CGCs) following serum and potassium deprivation.
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The phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase inhibitors wortmannin and LY294002 inhibit autophagy in isolated rat hepatocytes.
Blommaart et al.
Role of the autophagic-lysosomal system on low potassium-induced apoptosis in cultured cerebellar granule cells.
Canu et al.
3-methyladenine: specific inhibitor of autophagic/lysosomal protein degradation in isolated rat hepatocytes.
Seglen and Gordon
Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci. USA, 1982;79:1889
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Melatonin: The smart molecule that differentially modulates autophagy in tumor and normal placental cells.
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Autophagy induction by leptin contributes to suppression of apoptosis in cancer cells and xenograft model: involvement of p53/FoxO3A axis.
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Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2015;6:7166
Miz1 is required to maintain autophagic flux.
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Clin Transl Med 2013;4:2535
Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) stimulates autophagy in vascular endothelial cells: a potential role for reducing lipid accumulation.
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J Biol Chem 2013;288:22693
Active Constituents from Liriope platyphylla Root against Cancer Growth In Vitro.
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