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Synonyms Seliciclib; CYC201; 6-Benzylamino-2-(R)-[(1-ethyl)-2-hydroxyethylamino]-9-isopropylpurine
Product Type Chemical


MW 354.5
CAS 186692-46-6
Purity Chemicals ≥99% (NMR)
Appearance White to off-white solid.
Solubility Soluble in DMSO or ethanol. Slightly soluble in water.
Reconstitution Stock solutions can be made up to 10mM in DMSO.
Identity Determined by 1H-NMR.
Smiles CC[C@H](CO)NC1=NC2=C(N=CN2C(C)C)C(NCC2=CC=CC=C2)=N1
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Short Term Storage +4°C
Long Term Storage -20°C
Handling Advice After reconstitution, prepare aliquots and store at -20°C.
Protect from light and moisture.
Use/Stability Stable for at least 2 years after receipt when stored at -20°C.
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  • Potent and selective inhibitor of cyclin dependent kinases CDK1, CDK2, CDK5, CDK7 and CDK9.
  • Pyridoxal kinase (PDXK) inhibitor.
  • Triggers cell apoptotic cell death.
  • Down-regulates Mcl-1 and MYCN.
  • Anticancer compound. Kills chronic lymphocytic leukemia (LLC) cells and slows tumor growth in mouse xenografts.
  • Inhibits cysts formation in culture and in polycystic kidney disease (PKD) mouse models.
  • Potential anti-inflammatory compound that can influence the resolution of inflammation.
  • Potential antidiabetic compound. Shown to protect pancreatic β-cells from glucotoxicity and increase insulin secretion.
  • Shows antiviral properties.
  • Neuroprotective in brain trauma.
  • Has positive effects on Timothy syndrome cells.
  • Used for cloning of mammals by synchronization of nucleus donor cells.
  • Provides neuroprotection in experimental traumatic brain injury.
Product References
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