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CAS#: 1797983-09-5 (HCl)

Description: GSK-J4 is a cell permeable, potent and selective histone demethylase. GSK-J4 is a prodrug of GSK J1, which is the first selective inhibitor of the H3K27 histone demethylase JMJD3 and UTX with IC50 of 60 nM in a cell-free assay and inactive against a panel of demethylases of the JMJ family. GSK-J4 is used to probe the consequences of demethylation of H3K27me3. GSK-J4 inhibits the lipopolysaccharide-induced production of cytokines, including pro-inflammatory tumour necrosis factor (TNF).

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CAS# 1797983-09-5 (HCl)

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 522432
Name: GSK-J4 HCl
CAS#: 1797983-09-5 (HCl)
Chemical Formula: C24H28ClN5O2
Exact Mass:
Molecular Weight: 453.97
Elemental Analysis: C, 63.50; H, 6.22; Cl, 7.81; N, 15.43; O, 7.05

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Related CAS #: 1797983-09-5 (HCl)   1373423-53-0 (free base)    

Synonym: GSK-J4 HCl; GSK J4 HCl; GSK-J4 hydrochloride.

IUPAC/Chemical Name: ethyl 3-((2-(pyridin-2-yl)-6-(1,2,4,5-tetrahydro-3H-benzo[d]azepin-3-yl)pyrimidin-4-yl)amino)propanoate hydrochloride


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C24H27N5O2/c1-2-31-23(30)10-14-26-21-17-22(28-24(27-21)20-9-5-6-13-25-20)29-15-11-18-7-3-4-8-19(18)12-16-29/h3-9,13,17H,2,10-12,14-16H2,1H3,(H,26,27,28)


Appearance: Yellow 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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CAS#1797983-09-5 ( GSK-J4 hydrochloride)
CAS#1373423-53-0 ( GSK-J4 free base)