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Wnt-C59 | CAS No. 1243243-89-1 | PORCN Inhibitors
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Description: Highly potent PORCN inhibitor

Chemical Name: 4-(2-Methyl-4-pyridinyl)-N-[4-(3-pyridinyl)phenyl]benzeneacetamide

Purity: ≥99%

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Citations (14)
Reviews (2)

Biological Activity

Wnt-C59 is a highly potent inhibitor of Porcupine (PORCN), a membrane-bound O-acyltransferase (MBOAT) (IC50 = 74 pM). Shown to inhibit Wnt signaling pathways. Blocks progression of mammary tumors in MMTV-WNT1 transgenic mice and downregulates Wnt/β-catenin target genes. Induces cardiomyocyte differentiation from human iPSCs following culture with CHIR 99021 (Cat. No. 4423). Cell permeable and orally bioavailable.

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Soluble to 20 mM in DMSO and to 20 mM in ethanol
Store at -20°C

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  1. A generally conserved response to hypoxia in iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes from humans and chimpanzees.
    Authors: Ward and Gilad
    Elife  2019;8
  2. Canonical Wnt signaling promotes pacemaker cell specification of cardiac mesodermal cells derived from mouse and human embryonic stem cells.
    Authors: Liang Et al.
    Stem Cells  2019;38:352
  3. Capacitation of human na�ve pluripotent stem cells for multi-lineage differentiation.
    Authors: Rostovskaya Et al.
    Development  2019;146
  4. Cardiogenic programming of human pluripotent stem cells by dose-controlled activation of EOMES.
    Authors: Pfeiffer Et al.
    Nat Commun  2018;9:440
  5. An Ultrasensitive Calcium Reporter System via CRISPR-Cas9-Mediated Genome Editing in Human Pluripotent Stem Cells.
    Authors: Jiang Et al.
    iScience  2018;9:27
  6. Stage-specific Effects of Bioactive Lipids on Human iPSC Cardiac Differentiation and Cardiomyocyte Proliferation.
    Authors: Sharma Et al.
    Sci Rep  2018;8:6618
  7. A Comparative Assessment of Human and Chimpanzee iPSC-derived Cardiomyocytes with Primary Heart Tissues.
    Authors: Pavlovic Et al.
    Sci Rep  2018;8:15312
  8. A promoter interaction map for cardiovascular disease genetics.
    Authors: Montefiori Et al.
    Elife  2018;7
  9. Human-Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Manufactured Using a Current Good Manufacturing Practice-Compliant Process Differentiate Into Clinically Relevant Cells From Three Germ Layers.
    Authors: Shafa Et al.
    Front Med (Lausanne)  2018;5:69
  10. Iron deficiency impairs contractility of human cardiomyocytes through decreased mitochondrial function.
    Authors: Hoes Et al.
    Eur J Heart Fail  2018;20:910


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iPSC differentiation
By Anonymous on 10/28/2021
Application: Species: Human

Used to differentiate human iPSC into cardiac cells. dose of 2uM was used

The role of Wnt signaling in chemotherapy-induced apoptosis.
Application: Species: Human

Pancreatic cancer cells were incubated for pretreated for 2 hours with WNT-C59 followed by conventional chemotherapeutics. Wnt inhibition had an additive effect on cancer cell’s viability upon 3 days of treatment.

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