Catalog Number: 1580
Alternate Names: NG 60
Chemical Name: (2R)-2-[[6-[(3-Chlorophenyl)amino]-9-(1-methylethyl)-9H-purin-2-yl]amino]-3-methyl-1-butanol
Biological Activity
Cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor. IC50 values are 4, 70, 35, 850 and 75 nM for cdc2/cyclin B, cdk2/cyclin A, cdk2/cyclin E, cdk4/cyclin D1 and cdk5-p35 respectively. Reversibly arrests synchronised cells in G1 and G2, and inhibits cell proliferation and cell death.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 50 mM in ethanol and to 100 mM in DMSO
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    Store at +4°C
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Additional Information
Licensing Caveats:
Sold under license from the Regents of the University of California
Background References
  1. The specificities of protein kinase inhibitors: an update.
    Bain et al.
    Biochem.J., 2003;371:199
  2. Exploiting chemical libraries, structure, and genomics in the search for kinase inhibitors.
    Gray et al.
    Science, 1998;281:533
  3. ATP-site directed inhibitors of cyclin-dependent kinases.
    Gray et al.
    Curr.Med.Chem., 1999;6:859
  4. Cellular effects of purvalanol A: a specific inhibitor of cyclin-dependent kinase activities.
    Villerbu et al.
    Int.J.Cancer, 2002;97:761

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

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  1. Binding partner switching on microtubules and aurora-B in the mitosis to cytokinesis transition.
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    Mol Cell Proteomics
  2. Compounds that target host cell proteins prevent varicella-zoster virus replication in culture, ex vivo, and in SCID-Hu mice.
    Authors: Rowe Et al.
    Antiviral Res
  3. Potentiation of paclitaxel-induced apoptosis by the novel cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor NU6140: a possible role for survivin down-regulation.
    Authors: Pennati Et al.
    Mol Cancer Ther
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