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Purmorphamine | CAS No. 483367-10-8 | Smoothened Receptor Agonists
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Description: Smo receptor agonist

Chemical Name: 9-Cyclohexyl-N-[4-(4-morpholinyl)phenyl]-2-(1-naphthalenyloxy)-9H-purin-6-amine

Purity: ≥98%

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Citations (22)
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Biological Activity

Purmorphamine is a smoothened (Smo) receptor agonist (EC50 ~ 1 μM) and activates the Hedgehog pathway. Purmorphamine induces osteogenesis in mouse mesenchymal progenitor cells (C3H10T1/2). When combined with BMP-4, Purmorphamine can transdifferentiate pre-adipocytes (3T3-L1) and myoblasts (C2C12) into osteoblasts. Purmorphamine induces differentiation of multipotent mesenchymal progenitor cells into osteoblasts, and of spinal motor neurons from pluripotent human stem cells, and protects dopaminergic neurons in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease.

Scientific Data

Applications of Purmorphamine in Neurons Derived from hiPSCs Dopaminergic neurons derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC) using SB 431542 (Catalog # 1614, Tocris), CHIR 99021 (Catalog # 4423, Tocris), DAPT (Catalog # 2634, Tocris) and Purmorphamine. Cells cultured in Neuronal Media supplemented with TGF-3 (Catalog # 8420-B3, R&D Systems), cAMP, GDNF (Catalog # 212-GD, R&D Systems), BDNF (Catalog # 248-BDB, R&D Systems), N21-MAX (Catalog # AR008, R&D Systems). Differentiation shown at days 55 (left) and 62 (right). Images courtesy of Kevin Flynn, Bio-Techne.

Technical Data

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

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Citations for Purmorphamine

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Purmorphamine include:

22 Citations: Showing 1 - 10

  1. Generation and characterization of NGLY1 patient-derived midbrain organoids.
    Authors: Wei Et al.
    Front Cell Dev Biol  2023;11:1039182
  2. Dynamic 3D Combinatorial Generation of hPSC-Derived Neuromesodermal Organoids With Diverse Regional and Cellular Identities.
    Authors: Mustafa Et al.
    Curr Protoc  2022;2:e568
  3. Directed differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells into diverse organ-specific mesenchyme of the digestive and respiratory systems.
    Authors: Lu Et al.
    Nat Protoc  2022;17:2699-2719
  4. Primary cilia and SHH signaling impairments in human and mouse models of Parkinson's disease.
    Authors: Beate Et al.
    Nat Commun  2022;13:4819
  5. Genome-wide identification of the genetic basis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
    Authors: Cheng Et al.
    Neuron  2022;110:992-1008.e11
  6. ARP-T1-associated Bazex-Dupré-Christol syndrome is an inherited basal cell cancer with ciliary defects characteristic of ciliopathies.
    Authors: Fanny Et al.
    Commun Biol  2021;4:544
  7. Growth factor mimetics for skin regeneration: In vitro profiling of primary human fibroblasts and keratinocytes.
    Authors: Willeke F Et al.
    Arch Pharm (Weinheim)  2021;354:e2100082
  8. Human Pluripotent Stem Cells for High-Throughput Drug Screening and Characterization of Small Molecules.
    Authors: Ruili Et al.
    Methods Mol Biol  2021;2454:811-827
  9. Robust single-cell discovery of RNA targets of RNA-binding proteins and ribosomes.
    Authors: Jason G Et al.
    Nat Methods  2021;18:507-519
  10. Variable Outcomes in Neural Differentiation of Human PSCs Arise from Intrinsic Differences in Developmental Signaling Pathways.
    Authors: Frederick J Et al.
    Cell Rep  2020;31:107732
  11. Transcriptomic and epigenomic dynamics associated with development of human iPSC-derived GABAergic interneurons.
    Authors: Ying Et al.
    Hum Mol Genet  2020;29:2579-2595
  12. IPSC-Derived Neuronal Cultures Carrying the Alzheimer's Disease Associated TREM2 R47H Variant Enables the Construction of an Aβ-Induced Gene Regulatory Network.
    Authors: Kristel Et al.
    Int J Mol Sci  2020;21
  13. Single-Cell Sequencing of iPSC-DA Neurons Reconstructs Disease Progression and Identifies HDAC4 as a Regulator of Parkinson Cell Phenotypes.
    Authors: Lang Et al.
    Cell Stem Cell  2019;24:93
  14. Generating Human iPSC-Derived Astrocytes with Chemically Defined Medium for In Vitro Disease Modeling.
    Authors: Georg C Et al.
    Methods Mol Biol  2019;1994:31-39
  15. FGF Modulates the Axial Identity of Trunk hPSC-Derived Neural Crest but Not the Cranial-Trunk Decision.
    Authors: Hackland Et al.
    Stem Cell Reports  2019;12:920
  16. IFT80 is required for stem cell proliferation, differentiation, and odontoblast polarization during tooth development.
    Authors: Yuan Et al.
    Cell Death Dis  2019;10:63
  17. A stably self-renewing adult blood-derived induced neural stem cell exhibiting patternability and epigenetic rejuvenation.
    Authors: Sheng Et al.
    Nat Commun  2018;9:4047
  18. Th17 lymphocytes induce neuronal cell death in a human iPSC-based model of Parkinson's disease.
    Authors: Sommer Et al.
    Cell Stem Cell.  2018;23:123
  19. Super-Obese Patient-Derived iPSC Hypothalamic Neurons Exhibit Obesogenic Signatures and Hormone Responses.
    Authors: Rajamani Et al.
    Cell Stem Cell  2018;22:698
  20. Zooming in on Cryopreservation of hiPSCs and Neural Derivatives: A Dual-Center Study Using Adherent Vitrification.
    Authors: Kaindl Et al.
    Stem Cells Transl Med  2018;
  21. Ciliary IFT80 balances canonical versus non-canonical hedgehog signalling for osteoblast differentiation.
    Authors: Yuan Et al.
    J Immunol  2016;7:11024
  22. Characterization of axon formation in the embryonic stem cell-derived motoneuron.
    Authors: Shinn-Zong Et al.
    Cell Transplant  2010;20:493-502


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