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MedKoo CAT#: 200121

CAS#: 133550-30-8

Description: Tyrphostin AG490 is a JAK-2 specific inhibitor, which inhibits phosphorylation of EGFR and signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 [STAT-3], and subsequently reduce invasion and adhesion potential of malignant cells. The hematopoietic cancer c-Kit+, Jak-2+ and non hematopoietic tumors c-Kit+, HER-2+, JAK-2+ can be inhibited by the chemosensitizing agent AG490 causing programmed cell death.

Chemical Structure

CAS# 133550-30-8

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 200121
Name: AG-490
CAS#: 133550-30-8
Chemical Formula: C17H14N2O3
Exact Mass: 294.10044
Molecular Weight: 294.3
Elemental Analysis: C, 69.38; H, 4.79; N, 9.52; O, 16.31

Size Price Shipping out time Quantity
10mg USD 215 2 Weeks
25mg USD 415 2 Weeks
50mg USD 650 2 Weeks
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Pricing updated 2021-02-28. Prices are subject to change without notice.

AG-490 (99%), purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Synonym: AG 490; AG490; AG-490; Tyrphostin AG 490

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (E)-N-benzyl-2-cyano-3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)acrylamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C17H14N2O3/c18-10-14(8-13-6-7-15(20)16(21)9-13)17(22)19-11-12-4-2-1-3-5-12/h1-9,20-21H,11H2,(H,19,22)/b14-8+

SMILES Code: O=C(NCC1=CC=CC=C1)/C(C#N)=C/C2=CC=C(O)C(O)=C2

Solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life:
>5 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 294.3 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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1: DU AL, Ji TL, Yang B, Cao JF, Zhang XG, Li Y, Pan S, Zhang B, Hu ZB, Zeng XW.  Neuroprotective effect of AG490 in experimental traumatic brain injury of rats. Chin Med J (Engl). 2013 Aug;126(15):2934-7. PubMed PMID: 23924471.

Additional Information

AG490 greatly inhibited osteoclast apoptosis. AG490 stimulated the phosphorylation of Akt and ERK. Adenovirus-mediated expression of dominant negative (DN)-Akt and DN-Ras in osteoclasts inhibited the survival of osteoclasts despite the presence of AG490. Cytochrome c release during osteoclast apoptosis was inhibited by AG490 treatment, but this effect was inhibited in the presence of LY294002 or U0126. AG490 suppressed the proapoptotic proteins Bad and Bim, which was inhibited in osteoclasts infected with DN-Akt and DN-Ras adenovirus. In addition, constitutively active MEK and myristoylated-Akt adenovirus suppressed the cleavage of pro-caspase-9 and -3 and inhibited osteoclast apoptosis induced by etoposide. Taken together, our results suggest that AG490 inhibited cytochrome c release into the cytosol at least partly by inhibiting the pro-apoptotic proteins Bad and Bim, which in turn suppressed caspase-9 and -3 activation, thereby inhibiting osteoclast apoptosis.