Chemical Name: N-[(3S)-[4-(1E)-3-[(2R,3R,4R,7S,8S,9R)-2-[(1S,3S,4S,5R,7E,9E,11E,13Z)-14-Cyano-3,5-dihydroxy-1-methoxy-4,6,8,9,13-pentamethyl-7,9,11,13-tetradecatetraenyl]-9-hydroxy-4,4,8-trimethyl-3-(phosphonooxy)-1,6-dioxaspiro[4.5]dec-7-yl]-1-propenyl]-2-oxazoly]butyl]-4-deoxy-4-(dimethylamino)-5-O-methyl-L-ribonamide
Biological ActivityCalyculin A is a potent and selective cell-permeable inhibitor of protein phosphatase 1 (IC50 = 0.3 - 0.7 nM) and protein phosphatase 2A (IC50 = 0.5 - 1 nM). Displays > 10,000,000-fold selectivity over PP2B and PP2C.
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Calyculin A and okadaic acid: inhibitors of protein phosphatase activity.
Ishihara et al.
Differential inhibition and posttranslational modification of protein phosphatase 1 and 2A in MCF7 cells treated with calyculin-A, okadaic acid, and tautomycin.
Favre et al.
Serine-threonine protein phosphatase inhibitors: development of therapeutic strategies.
McCluskey et al.
The binding mode of calyculin A to protein phosphatase-1.
Lindval et al.
Citations for Calyculin A
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NMDAR-Activated PP1 Dephosphorylates GluN2B to Modulate NMDAR Synaptic Content.
Authors: Chiu Et al.
Cell Rep 2019;28:332
Transient PP2A inhibition alleviates normal tissue stem cell susceptibility to cell death during radiotherapy.
Authors: Fabbrizi Et al.
Cell Death Dis 2018;9:492
In vivo brain GPCR signaling elucidated by phosphoproteomics.
Phosphatases control PKA-dependent functional microdomains at the outer mitochondrial membrane.
Authors: Burdyga Et al.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018;115(28):E6497
Selective inhibition of the kinase DYRK1A by targeting its folding process.
Authors: Kii Et al.
Nat Commun 2016;7:11391
Mechanical coupling between transsynaptic N-cadherin adhesions and actin flow stabilizes dendritic spines.
Authors: Chazeau Et al.
J Neurochem 2015;26:859
PYK2 selectively mediates signals for growth versus differentiation in response to stretch of spontaneously active vascular smooth muscle.
Authors: Bhattachariya Et al.
Physiol Rep 2014;2
Pain modulators regulate the dynamics of PKA-RII phosphorylation in subgroups of sensory neurons.
Authors: Isensee Et al.
J Cell Sci 2014;127:216
Nitric oxide relaxes circular smooth muscle of rat distal colon through RhoA/Rho-kinase independent Ca2+ desensitisation.
Authors: Colpaert Et al.
Br J Pharmacol 2005;144:588
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