Technical Data
10Z-Hymenialdisine (Hymenialdisine, 4-(2-Amino-4-oxo-2-imidazolidin-5-ylidene)-2-bromo-4,5,6,7-tetrahydropyrrolo[2,3-c]azepin-8-one)
Biochemicals Storage: 4C/-20CShipping: Blue Ice
Insecticidal and cytotoxic.
Potent NF-kappaB inhibitor. Inhibits various pro-inflammatory cytokines such as IL-1, IL-2, IL-6, IL-8, TNF-alpha and nitric oxide (NO) in a variety of cell lines.
ATP-competitive kinase inhibitor. Inhibits DNA damage checkpoint at G2, cyclin-dependent kinases CDK1/cyclin B, CDK2/cyclin A, CDK2/cyclin E, CDK4/cyclin D1, CDK5/p25, GSK-3beta and casein kinase 1 (CK1).
Potent mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase-1 (MEK-1) inhibitor.
MARK (microtubule affinity-regulating kinase) inhibitor.

Storage and Stability:
Short-term Storage: +4C
Long-term Storage: -20C
Stable for at least 2 years after receipt when stored at -20C.

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Purity: >97% (HPLC)

Important Note: This product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Product Reference:
Bioactive alkaloids from the tropical marine sponge Axinella carteri: A. Supriyono, et al.; Z. Naturforsch. [C] 50, 669 (1995)
The natural product hymenialdisine inhibits interleukin-8 production in U937 cells by inhibition of nuclear factor-kappaB: J.J. Breton & M.C. Chabot-Fletcher; J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 282, 459 (1997)
Inhibition of NFkappaB-mediated interleukin-1beta-stimulated prostaglandin E2 formation by the marine natural product hymenialdisine: A. Roshak, et al.; J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 283, 955 (1997)
Inhibition of interleukin-1-induced proteoglycan degradation and nitric oxide production in bovine articular cartilage/chondrocyte cultures by the natural product, hymenialdisine: A.M. Badger, et al.; J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 290, 587 (1999)
Inhibition of cyclin-dependent kinases, GSK-3beta and CK1 by hymenialdisine, a marine sponge constituent: L. Meijer, et al.; Chem. Biol. 7, 51 (2000)
Inhibition of the G2 DNA damage checkpoint and of protein kinases Chk1 and Chk2 by the marine sponge alkaloid debromohymenialdisine: D. Curman, et al.; J. Biol. Chem. 276, 17914 (2001)
Aldisine alkaloids from the Philippine sponge Stylissa massa are potent inhibitors of mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase-1 (MEK-1): D. Tasdemir, et al.; J. Med. Chem. 45, 529 (2002)
Protein kinase MARK/PAR-1 is required for neurite outgrowth and establishment of neuronal polarity: J. Biernat et al.; Mol. Biol. Cell. 13, 4013 (2002)
Inhibition of cytokine production by hymenialdisine derivatives: V. Sharma, et al.; J. Med. Chem. 47, 3700 (2004)

Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.