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Cat.No. 3194 - BIO | C16H10BrN3O2 | CAS No. 667463-62-9
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Description: Potent GSK-3 inhibitor; also inhibits cdks
Alternative Names: 6BIO

Chemical Name: (2'Z,3'E)-6-Bromoindirubin-3'-oxime

Purity: ≥98%

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Citations (14)
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Biological Activity

Potent ATP-competitive glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK-3) inhibitor (IC50 = 5 nM). Also inhibits cyclin-dependent kinases (cdks; IC50 values are <100 nM for cdk2 and 5 and sub micromolar for cdk1, cdk4 and cdk9). Maintains self-renewal and pluripotency in embryonic stem cells via activation of the Wnt signaling pathway in vitro; also promotes proliferation and dedifferentiation in cardiomyocytes.

Negative Control also available.

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Soluble to 10 mM in DMSO and to 10 mM in ethanol
Store at +4°C

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Citations for BIO

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  1. TIAM1 Antagonizes TAZ/YAP Both in the Destruction Complex in the Cytoplasm and in the Nucleus to Inhibit Invasion of Intestinal Epithelial Cells.
    Authors: Diamantopoulou Et al.
    Cancer Cell  2017;31:621
  2. Wnt signalling is a bi-directional vulnerability of cancer cells.
    Authors: Duffy Et al.
    Oncotarget  2016;7:60310
  3. A High-content screen identifies compounds promoting the neuronal differentiation and the midbrain dopamine neuron specification of human neural progenitor cells.
    Authors: Rhim Et al.
    Elife  2015;5:16237
  4. A novel GSK3-regulated APC:Axin interaction regulates Wnt signaling by driving a catalytic cycle of efficient βcatenin destruction.
    Authors: Pronobis Et al.
    Cell  2015;4:e08022
  5. Rescue of an in vitro neuron phenotype identified in Niemann-Pick disease, type C1 induced pluripotent stem cell-derived neurons by modulating the WNT pathway and calcium signaling.
    Authors: Efthymiou Et al.
    Elife  2015;4:230
  6. Integrated β-catenin, BMP, PTEN, and Notch signalling patterns the nephron.
    Authors: Lindstr&#246;m Et al.
    Nat Chem Biol  2015;3:e04000
  7. GSK3 inhibitors stabilize Wee1 and reduce cerebellar granule cell progenitor proliferation.
    Authors: Penas Et al.
    Nat Commun  2015;14:417
  8. GSK3β-Dzip1-Rab8 cascade regulates ciliogenesis after mitosis.
    Authors: Zhang Et al.
    PLoS Biol  2015;13:e1002129
  9. GSK-3 modulates cellular responses to a broad spectrum of kinase inhibitors.
    Authors: Thorne Et al.
    Stem Cells Transl Med  2015;11:58
  10. Cytotoxicity and activation of the Wnt/beta-catenin pathway in mouse embryonic stem cells treated with four GSK3 inhibitors.
    Authors: Naujok Et al.
    BMC Res Notes  2014;7:273


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