Chemical Name: 3-(3,5-Dimethoxyphenyl)-5-(1-methyl-9-(2-methylpyridin-4-yl)-1,4,9-triazaspiro[5.5]undecan-4-yl)-1,2,4-oxadiazole
Biological ActivityMRK 740 is a potent PRDM9 histone methyltransferase inhibitor (IC50 = 85 nM for in vitro methylation of H3K4), which displays >100-fold selectivity over other histone methyltransferases. MRK 740 inhibits H3K4 methylation in cells (IC50 = 0.8 μM).
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Discovery of a chemical probe for PRDM9.
Allali-Hassani et al.
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