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MedKoo CAT#: 202275

CAS#: 934541-31-8

Description: TAK-901 is a small-molecule inhibitor of the serine-threonine kinase Aurora B with potential antineoplastic activity. Aurora B kinase inhibitor TAK-901 binds to and inhibits the activity of Aurora B, which may result in a decrease in the proliferation of tumor cells that overexpress Aurora B. Aurora B is a positive regulator of mitosis that functions in the attachment of the mitotic spindle to the centromere; the segregation of sister chromatids to each daughter cell; and the separation of daughter cells during cytokinesis. This serine/threonine kinase may be amplified and overexpressed by a variety of cancer cell types. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent.

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CAS# 934541-31-8

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MedKoo Cat#: 202275
Name: TAK-901
CAS#: 934541-31-8
Chemical Formula: C28H32N4O3S
Exact Mass: 504.21951
Molecular Weight: 504.64
Elemental Analysis: C, 66.64; H, 6.39; N, 11.10; O, 9.51; S, 6.35

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Synonym: TAK901, TAK-901, TAK 901

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 5-(3-(ethylsulfonyl)phenyl)-3,8-dimethyl-N-(1-methylpiperidin-4-yl)-9H-pyrido[2,3-b]indole-7-carboxamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C28H32N4O3S/c1-5-36(34,35)21-8-6-7-19(14-21)23-15-22(28(33)30-20-9-11-32(4)12-10-20)18(3)26-25(23)24-13-17(2)16-29-27(24)31-26/h6-8,13-16,20H,5,9-12H2,1-4H3,(H,29,31)(H,30,33)

SMILES Code: O=C(C1=C(C)C2=C(C(C3=CC=CC(S(=O)(CC)=O)=C3)=C1)C4=CC(C)=CN=C4N2)NC5CCN(C)CC5

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >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).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO, not in water

Shelf Life: >2 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).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.9001

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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: Cullinane C, Waldeck KL, Binns D, Bogatyreva E, Bradley DP, de Jong R, McArthur GA, Hicks RJ. Preclinical FLT-PET and FDG-PET imaging of tumor response to the multi-targeted Aurora B kinase inhibitor, TAK-901. Nucl Med Biol. 2014 Feb;41(2):148-54. doi: 10.1016/j.nucmedbio.2013.11.001. Epub 2013 Nov 15. PubMed PMID: 24332383.

2: Farrell P, Shi L, Matuszkiewicz J, Balakrishna D, Hoshino T, Zhang L, Elliott S, Fabrey R, Lee B, Halkowycz P, Sang B, Ishino S, Nomura T, Teratani M, Ohta Y, Grimshaw C, Paraselli B, Satou T, de Jong R. Biological characterization of TAK-901, an investigational, novel, multitargeted Aurora B kinase inhibitor. Mol Cancer Ther. 2013 Apr;12(4):460-70. doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-12-0657. Epub 2013 Jan 28. PubMed PMID: 23358665.


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