Chemical Name: (2E)-3-[3,5-Bis(1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-hydroxyphenyl]-2-cyano-2-propenethioamide
Biological ActivityAG 879 is an inhibitor of the tyrosine kinase activity of nerve growth factor (NGF) TrkA. Decreases cellular proliferation in human muscular sarcoma cell lines. Also inhibits ErbB2 and VEGFR-2 (IC50 values are approximately 1 μM for both).
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The Tyr-kinase inhibitor AG879, that blocks the ETK-PAK1 interaction, suppresses the RAS-induced PAK1 activation and malignant transformation.
He et al.
Cancer Biol.Ther., 2004;3:96
Role of nerve growth factor and its receptors in non-nervous cancer growth: efficacy of a tyrosine kinase inhibitor (AG879) and neutralizing antibodies antityrosine kinase receptor A and antinerve growth factor: an in-vitro and in-vivo study.
Rende et al.
Anticancer Drugs, 2006;17:929
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Neuregulin 1 signalling modulates mGluR1 function in mesencephalic dopaminergic neurons.
Authors: Ledonne Et al.
Mol Psychiatry 2015;20:959
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