SB 216763

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SB 216763 | CAS No. 280744-09-4 | GSK-3 Inhibitors
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Description: Potent, selective GSK-3 inhibitor

Chemical Name: 3-(2,4-Dichlorophenyl)-4-(1-methyl-1H-indol-3-yl)-1H-pyrrole-2,5-dione

Purity: ≥98%

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Citations (75)

Biological Activity

SB 216763 is a potent and selective, ATP-competitive glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK-3) inhibitor (IC50 = 34.3 nM for GSK-3α). Equally effective at inhibiting human GSK-3α and GSK-3β. Exhibits minimal activity against 24 other protein kinases (IC50 >10 μM). Stimulates glycogen synthesis in liver cells, and induces β-catenin-dependent gene transcription. Neuroprotective; also reduces pulmonary inflammation and fibrosis in a mouse model. Shown to maintain mouse embryonic stem cells in a pluripotent state.

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Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
Store at RT

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Citations for SB 216763

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75 Citations: Showing 1 - 10

  1. Inhibition of cardiomyocyte Sprouty1 protects from cardiac ischemia-reperfusion injury.
    Authors: Alakoski Et al.
    Basic Res Cardiol  2019;114:7
  2. Sexual dimorphism in PAR2-dependent regulation of primitive colonic cells.
    Authors: Noguerol Et al.
    Biol Sex Differ  2019;10:47
  3. Aberrant regulation of the GSK-3β/NRF2 axis unveils a novel therapy for adrenoleukodystrophy.
    Authors: Ranea-Robles Et al.
    EMBO Mol Med  2018;10
  4. Subcellular localization of the FLT3-ITD oncogene plays a significant role in the production of NOX- and p22(phox)-derived reactive oxygen species in acute myeloid leukemia.
    Authors: Moloney Et al.
    Leuk Res  2017;52:34
  5. WNT5a is required for normal ovarian follicle development and antagonizes g.tropin responsiveness in granulosa cells by suppressing canonical WNT signaling.
    Authors: Abedini Et al.
    FASEB J  2016;30:1534
  6. GSK3-mediated raptor phosphorylation supports amino-acid-dependent mTORC1-directed signalling.
    Authors: Stretton Et al.
    Biomed Res Int  2015;470:207
  7. Glycogen synthase kinase-3 controls IL-10 expression in CD4(+) effector T-cell subsets through epigenetic modification of the IL-10 promoter.
    Authors: Hill Et al.
    Arch Med Sci  2015;45:1103
  8. Glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK3) inhibition induces prosurvival autophagic signals in human pancreatic cancer cells.
    Authors: Marchand Et al.
    Dev Cell  2015;290:5592
  9. Effects of kinesin-5 inhibition on dendritic architecture and microtubule organization.
    Authors: Kahn Et al.
    Mol Biol Cell  2015;26:66
  10. Phosphorylation and SCF-mediated degradation regulate CREB-H transcription of metabolic targets.
    Authors: Barbosa Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A  2015;26:2939
  11. Morphine Reduces Myocardial Infarct Size via Heat Shock Protein 90 in Rodents.
    Authors: Small Et al.
    J Biol Chem  2015;2015:129612
  12. Apelin-13 protects the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury through the RISK-GSK-3β-mPTP pathway.
    Authors: Yang Et al.
    Mol Biol Cell  2015;11:1065
  13. Targeting β-arrestin2 in the treatment of L-DOPA-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson's disease.
    Authors: Urs Et al.
    Biochem J  2015;112:E2517
  14. Extracellular α-synuclein leads to microtubule destabilization via GSK-3β-dependent Tau phosphorylation in PC12 cells.
    Authors: Gassowska Et al.
    PLoS One  2014;9:e94259
  15. Cytotoxicity and activation of the Wnt/beta-catenin pathway in mouse embryonic stem cells treated with four GSK3 inhibitors.
    Authors: Naujok Et al.
    BMC Res Notes  2014;7:273
  16. Repression of glucocorticoid-stimulated angiopoietin-like 4 gene transcription by Ins.
    Authors: Kuo Et al.
    J Lipid Res  2014;55:919
  17. Phosphorylation of amyloid precursor protein at threonine 668 is essential for its copper-responsive trafficking in SH-SY5Y neuroblastoma cells.
    Authors: Acevedo Et al.
    Mol Endocrinol  2014;289:11007
  18. β-arrestin2/miR-155/GSK3β regulates transition of 5'-azacytizine-induced Sca-1-positive cells to cardiomyocytes.
    Authors: Zhao Et al.
    J Cell Biol  2014;18:1562
  19. Inhibiting glycogen synthase kinase-3 mitigates the hematopoietic acute radiation syndrome in mice.
    Authors: Lee Et al.
    Radiat Res  2014;181:445
  20. Tristetraprolin mediates radiation-induced TNF-α production in lung macrophages.
    Authors: Ray Et al.
    PLoS One  2013;8:e57290
  21. Sea urchin akt activity is Runx-dependent and required for post-cleavage stage cell division.
    Authors: Robertson Et al.
    Mol Cancer  2013;2:472
  22. Preventing p38 MAPK-mediated MafA degradation ameliorates β-cell dysfunction under oxidative stress.
    Authors: Khattabi and Sharma
    Hum Mol Genet  2013;27:1078
  23. N-cadherin specifies first asymmetry in developing neurons.
    Authors: Gärtner Et al.
    Mol Med  2012;31:1893
  24. Inhibition of GSK3 attenuates amphetamine-induced hyperactivity and sensitization in the mouse.
    Authors: Enman and Unterwald
    Neuro Oncol  2012;231:217
  25. Death receptors DR6 and TROY regulate brain vascular development.
    Authors: Tam Et al.
    Eur J Immunol  2012;22:403
  26. Glycogen synthase kinase 3β inhibitors protect hippocampal neurons from radiation-induced apoptosis by regulating MDM2-p53 pathway.
    Authors: Thotala Et al.
    Cell Death Differ  2012;19:387
  27. Inhibition of GSK3 abolishes bacterial-induced periodontal bone loss in mice.
    Authors: Adamowicz Et al.
    Mol Cell  2012;18:1190
  28. Involvement of the glycogen synthase kinase-3 signaling pathway in TBI pathology and neurocognitive outcome.
    Authors: Dash Et al.
    PLoS One  2011;6:e24648
  29. Li suppresses astrogliogenesis by neural stem and progenitor cells by inhibiting STAT3 pathway independently of glycogen synthase kinase 3 beta.
    Authors: Zhu Et al.
    PLoS One  2011;6:e23341
  30. Inhibition of adipocytogenesis by canonical WNT signaling in human mesenchymal stem cells.
    Authors: Shen Et al.
    Exp Cell Res  2011;317:1796
  31. Glycogen synthase kinase-3 regulates cigarette smoke extract- and IL-1β-induced cytokine secretion by airway smooth muscle.
    Authors: Baarsma Et al.
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol  2011;300:L910
  32. GSK3β inactivation induces apoptosis of leukemia cells by repressing the function of c-Myb.
    Authors: Zhou Et al.
    J Cell Mol Med  2011;22:3533
  33. The role of glycogen synthase kinase 3 in regulating IFN-β-mediated IL-10 production.
    Authors: Wang Et al.
    J Immunol  2011;186:675
  34. Convergence of the mammalian target of rapamycin complex 1- and glycogen synthase kinase 3-β-signaling pathways regulates the innate inflammatory response.
    Authors: Wang Et al.
    J Immunol  2011;186:5217
  35. Glycogen synthase kinase 3β inhibition enhances repair of DNA double-strand breaks in irradiated hippocampal neurons.
    Authors: Yang Et al.
    Diabetologia  2011;13:459
  36. A new class of molecular targeted radioprotectors: GSK-3beta inhibitors.
    Authors: Thotala Et al.
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys  2010;76:557
  37. GSK3 regulates the expressions of human and mouse c-Myb via different mechanisms.
    Authors: Kitagawa Et al.
    Cell Div  2010;5:27
  38. Phosphorylation-dependent regulation of PSF by GSK3 controls CD45 alternative splicing.
    Authors: Heyd
    Mol Cell  2010;40:126
  39. Tumor-supportive and osteoclastogenic changes induced by breast cancer-derived factors are reversed by inhibition of {gamma}-secretase.
    Authors: Fong Et al.
    J Biol Chem  2010;285:31427
  40. Frizzled1 is a marker of inflammatory macrophages, and its ligand Wnt3a is involved in reprogramming Mycobacterium tuberculosis-infected macrophages.
    Authors: Neumann Et al.
    FASEB J  2010;24:4599
  41. DISC1 regulates new neuron development in the adult brain via modulation of AKT-mTOR signaling through KIAA1212.
    Authors: Kim Et al.
    Neuron  2009;63:761
  42. Polycomb limits the neurogenic competence of neural precursor cells to promote astrogenic fate transition.
    Authors: Hirabayashi Et al.
    Neuron  2009;63:600
  43. GSK3beta regulates differentiation and growth arrest in glioblastoma.
    Authors: Korur Et al.
    PLoS One  2009;4:e7443
  44. Evidence for involvement of ERK, PI3K, and RSK in induction of Bcl-2 by valproate.
    Authors: Creson Et al.
    J Mol Neurosci  2009;37:123
  45. GSK3 inhibitors show benefits in an Alzheimer's disease (AD) model of neurodegeneration but adverse effects in control animals.
    Authors: Hu Et al.
    Neurobiol Dis  2009;33:193
  46. p38 MAPK is a major regulator of MafA protein stability under oxidative stress.
    Authors: Kondo Et al.
    Mol Endocrinol  2009;23:1281
  47. c-jun controls the ability of IL-12 to induce IL-10 production from human memory CD4+ T cells.
    Authors: Garcia Et al.
    J Immunol  2009;183:4475
  48. Toll-like receptor-mediated production of IL-1Ra is negatively regulated by GSK3 via the MAPK ERK1/2.
    Authors: Rehani Et al.
    J Immunol  2009;182:547
  49. Phosphorylation of CLASP2 by GSK-3beta regulates its interaction with IQGAP1, EB1 and microtubules.
    Authors: Watanabe Et al.
    J Cell Sci  2009;122:2969
  50. Runx expression is mitogenic and mutually linked to Wnt activity in blastula-stage sea urchin embryos.
    Authors: Robertson Et al.
    PLoS One  2008;3:e3770
  51. Delayed cardioprotection afforded by the glycogen synthase kinase 3 inhibitor SB-216763 occurs via a KATP- and MPTP-dependent mechanism at reperfusion.
    Authors: Gross Et al.
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol  2008;294:H1497
  52. Loss of PINK1 function affects development and results in neurodegeneration in zebrafish.
    Authors: Anichtchik Et al.
    J Neurosci  2008;28:8199
  53. Novel regulation of vascular endothelial growth factor-A (VEGF-A) by transforming growth factor (beta)1: requirement for Smads, (beta)-CATENIN, AND GSK3(beta).
    Authors: Clifford Et al.
    J Biol Chem  2008;283:35337
  54. Antigenic experience dictates functional role of glycogen synthase kinase-3 in human CD4+ T cell responses.
    Authors: Garcia Et al.
    J Immunol  2008;181:8363
  55. IFN-beta production by TLR4-stimulated innate immune cells is negatively regulated by GSK3-beta.
    Authors: Wang Et al.
    J Immunol  2008;181:6797
  56. A rational mechanism for combination treatment of Huntington's disease using Li and rapamycin.
    Authors: Sarkar Et al.
    Hum Mol Genet  2008;17:170
  57. Acidosis, oxygen, and interference with mitochondrial permeability transition pore formation in the early minutes of reperfusion are critical to postconditioning's success.
    Authors: Cohen Et al.
    Behav Brain Res  2008;103:464
  58. Glycogen synthase kinase 3 regulates N-MthD.-aspartate receptor channel trafficking and function in cortical neurons.
    Authors: Chen Et al.
    Mol Pharmacol  2007;72:40
  59. Diabetes abolishes morphine-induced cardioprotection via multiple pathways upstream of glycogen synthase kinase-3beta.
    Authors: Gross Et al.
    Diabetes  2007;56:127
  60. Activation of glycogen synthase kinase-3 inhibits long-term potentiation with synapse-associated impairments.
    Authors: Zhu Et al.
    J Neurosci  2007;27:12211
  61. Phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase regulation of gastrin-releasing peptide-induced cell cycle progression in neuroblastoma cells.
    Authors: Ishola Et al.
    Biol Open  2007;1770:927
  62. GEF-H1 modulates localized RhoA activation during cytokinesis under the control of mitotic kinases.
    Authors: Birkenfeld Et al.
    Dev Cell  2007;12:699
  63. GSK-3beta acts downstream of PP2A and the PI 3-kinase-Akt pathway, and upstream of caspase-2 in ceramide-induced mitochondrial apoptosis.
    Authors: Lin Et al.
    J Cell Sci  2007;120:2935
  64. Polarity reveals intrinsic cell chirality.
    Authors: Xu Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A  2007;104:9296
  65. Histone deacetylase inhibitor, trichostatin A induces ubiquitin-dependent cyclin D1 degradation in MCF-7 breast cancer cells.
    Authors: Alao Et al.
    Mol Cancer  2006;5:8
  66. The cyclin D1 proto-oncogene is sequestered in the cytoplasm of mammalian cancer cell lines.
    Authors: Alao Et al.
    Mol Cancer  2006;5:7
  67. Role of glycogen synthase kinase 3 β (GSK3β) in mediating the cytotoxic effects of the histone deacetylase inhibitor trichostatin A (TSA) in MCF-7 breast cancer cells.
    Authors: Alao Et al.
    J Cell Biol  2006;5:40
  68. The role of protein kinase B/Akt in Ins-induced inactivation of phosphorylase in rat hepatocytes.
    Authors: Aiston Et al.
    Mol Biol Cell  2006;49:174
  69. The JAK/STAT pathway is essential for opioid-induced cardioprotection: JAK2 as a mediator of STAT3, Akt, and GSK-3 beta.
    Authors: Gross Et al.
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol  2006;291:H827
  70. A chaperone-dependent GSK3β transitional intermediate mediates activation-loop autophosphorylation.
    Authors: Lochhead Et al.
    Basic Res Cardiol  2006;24:627
  71. Identification of an N-terminal glycogen synthase kinase 3 phosphorylation site which regulates the functional localization of polycystin-2 in vivo and in vitro.
    Authors: Streets Et al.
    Biochim Biophys Acta  2006;15:1465
  72. Neuronal polarity is regulated by glycogen synthase kinase-3 (GSK-3beta) independently of Akt/PKB serine phosphorylation.
    Authors: Gärtner Et al.
    J Cell Sci  2006;119:3927
  73. Li induces autophagy by inhibiting inositol monophosphatase.
    Authors: Sarkar Et al.
    EMBO J  2005;170:1101
  74. Opioid-induced cardioprotection occurs via glycogen synthase kinase beta inhibition during reperfusion in intact rat hearts.
    Authors: Gross Et al.
    Circ Res  2004;94:960
  75. Li antagonizes DA-dependent behaviors mediated by an AKT/glycogen synthase kinase 3 signaling cascade.
    Authors: Beaulieu Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A  2004;101:5099


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