Catalog #: 27012
Size: 25 mg
MW: 380.5 Da
CAS Registry #: 109511-58-2
Formula: C18H16N6S2
U0126 is a selective inhibitor of mitogen-activated protein kinase kinases, MEK-1 and MEK-2. It is a weak inhibitor of PKC, Raf, ERK, JNK, MEKK, MKK-3, MKK-4/SEK, MKK-6, Abl, Cdk2 and Cdk4.

≥99% by HPLC

Biological Activity:
U0126 antagonizes AP-1 transcriptional activity via noncompetitive inhibition of the dual specificity kinase MEK with IC50 of 0.07 µM for MEK1 and 0.06 µM for MEK2.
Soluble in DMSO at 200 mg/ml. It is poorly soluble in ethanol and water.
White to off-white crystalline solid; granular or powder.
Storage / Stability:
Store at or below –20°C. Solid form is stable at least 12 months from date of receipt, when stored as directed. Do not store aqueous solutions for more than one day.

1. Favata, M.R., et al., J. Biol. Chem. 1998; 273: 18623 – 18632.
2. DeSilva, D.R., et al., J. Immunol. 1998; 160: 4175 – 4181.
3. Scherle, P.A., et al., J. Immunol. 1998; 161: 5681 – 5686.

Application Reference(s):
1. Targeting antigen-independent proliferation in chronic lymphocytic leukemia through differential kinase inhibition (2017)

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