Chemical Name: 7-Methoxy-1-methyl-9H-pyrido[3,4-b]indole
Biological ActivityPotent and selective inhibitor of DYRK1A (IC50 values are 80, 800 and 900 nM for DYRK1A, DYRK3 and DYRK2 respectively). Inhibits DYRK1A-mediated tau phosphorylation and regulates PPARγ expression. Also induces pancreatic beta cell proliferation. Exhibits antidiabetic activity. Orally bioavailable.
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Recent advances in the design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of selective DYRK1A inhibitors: a new avenue for a disease modifying treatment of Alzheimer's?
Smith et al.
ACS Chem.Neurosci., 2012;3:857
The selectivity of protein kinase inhibitors: a further update.
Bain et al.
The small molecule harmine is an antidiabetic cell-type-specific regulator of PPARγ expression.
Waki et al.
Cell Metab., 2007;5:357
A high-throughput chemical screen reveals that harmine-mediated inhibition of DYRK1A increases human pancreatic beta cell replication.
Wang et al.
Citation for Harmine
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Different developmental histories of beta-cells generate functional and proliferative heterogeneity during islet growth.
Authors: Singh Et al.
Nat Commun 2017;8:664
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