Perifosine (CAS 157716-52-4): R&D Systems
Catalog Number: 6087
Alternate Names: KRX-0401
Chemical Name: Octadecyl-(1,1-dimethyl-4-piperidylio) phosphate
Biological Activity
PKB/Akt inhibitor; accumulates in and reorganizes lipid rafts disrupting Akt signaling. Also inhibits MAPK pathway and induces autophagy. Induces apoptosis in leukemia cell lines. Decreases Kv2.1 current amplitude by modulating its inactivation gating. Antitumor. Orally bioavailable.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in ethanol
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    Store at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Perifosine inhibits mammalian target of rapamycin signaling through facilitating degradation of major components in the mTOR axis and induces autophagy.
    Fu L, Kim YA, Wang X et al.
    Cancer Res;69(23):8967-76.
  2. Modulation of the voltage-gated potassium channel Kv2.1 by the anti-tumor alkylphospholipid perifosine.
    Delgado-Ramírez et al.
    Pharmacol Rep., 2016;68:457
  3. Synergistic proapoptotic activity of recombinant TRAIL plus the Akt inhibitor Perifosine in acute myelogenous leukemia cells.
    Tazzari et al.
    Cancer Res., 2008;68:9394
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