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BRN 0067676, NSC 627609, Antibiotic SL-2052, Wartmannin, Wortmannin, KY 12420
Wortmannin is a potent and specific phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase inhibitor with an IC50 of 2-4 nM. Inhibition of PI3-K/Akt signal transduction cascade enhances the apoptotic effects of radiation or serum withdrawal and blocks the antiapoptotic effect of cytokines. Origin: Talaromyces (Penicillium) wortmannii
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Protein kinases are enzymes that transfer phosphate groups from high-energy donors (typically nucleoside triphosphates) to surface exposed Serine, Threonine or Tyrosine side chains of other proteins and thus alter their ...