Bisindolylmaleimide II

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Bisindolylmaleimide II | CAS No. 137592-45-1 | Protein Kinase C Inhibitors
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Description: Potent PKC inhibitor; also potent nAChR antagonist

Chemical Name: 3-(1H-Indol-3-yl)-4-[1-[2-(1-methyl-2-pyrrolidinyl)ethyl]-1H-indol-3-yl]-1H-pyrrole-2,5-dione

Purity: ≥97%

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Biological Activity

Bisindolylmaleimide II is a potent, ATP-competitive protein kinase C (PKC) inhibitor (IC50 = 0.01 μM). Displays selectivity for PKC over protein kinase A (PKA) and phosphorylase kinase (PK) (IC50 values are 0.75 and 2μM for PK and PKA respectively). Also displays potent, noncompetitive antagonism at nicotinic cholinergic receptors (IC50 ~ 0.03 μM for inhibition of catecholamine secretion in nicotine-stimulated PC-12 cells).

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Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
Store at -20°C

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BII upregulates GABA-dependent affects of GABA-A receptor
By Anonymous on 07/21/2019
Application: Species: Rat

Bisindolylmaleimide II (BII) was used to block PKC in hippocampal granule cells. Such a block enhances activity of GABA receptors and, as a sequence, increases effect of competitive antagonists of GABA on root mean square noise (RMS) amplitude of holding current in electrophysiological recording. Figure: changes of RMS after application of SR 95531 and SR 95531 + Picrotoxin. BII makes significant an effect of SR 95531 applied alone.

PMID: 30205722

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