Combination targets: some drugs may work best when they work together
... with a lack of oxygen, a state called hypoxia, they report.
AZD6244 is a small molecule inhibitor developed by AstraZeneca to bind to and inhibit mek1
and MEK2 proteins, which together form a critical point on the pathway that controls the ongoing survival of cells. Defects along the pathway can lead...
MEK1 in Medical Technology
Ardea Biosciences to Present Data on Lead MEK Inhibitor, RDEA119, at American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting
...details are as follows:
Date/Time: Tuesday, October 7, 2008 from 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT Abstract Title: "RDEA119, a Potent and Highly Selective mek1
/ 2 Inhibitor is Beneficial in Dextran Sulfate Sodium (DSS)-Induced Chronic Colitis in Mice" Poster Number: P1050 ...
New Data for XL880, XL647 and XL184 to Be Presented at AACR-NCI-EORTC
...f cytotoxic therapy by XL844, an orally bioavailable inhibitor of Chk1 and Chk2 (Abstract #B228) -- XL518, a Potent Selective Orally Bioavailable mek1
Inhibitor, Downregulates the RAS/RAF/MEK/ERK Pathway In Vivo, Resulting in Tumor Growth Inhibition and Regression in Pre-Clinical Models (Abst...
MEK1 in Biological Technology
New Fusion Trans-Activator Plasmids for Studying Signal Transduction
...ctivates the GAL4-c-Fos fusion protein expressed from the pFA-cFos plasmid.
The mechanism of this activation is not yet characterized. PKA, mek1
other extracellular stimuli failed to activate the GAL4-c-Fos fusion protein
(data not shown).
Improved Vectors for PathDetect Trans-Reporting Systems
either the pFC-dbd or pFC2-dbd plasmids yielded similar background levels
of luciferase activity.
Since the mek1
protein is a known upstream activator of the Elk1 protein, the
pFC-MEK1 plasmid was used to compare the activity of the pFA-Elk1 and
In Vivo Signal Transduction Pathway Reporting Systems
...lk1 is phosphorylated
and activated by MAPK. 10,11 The MEKK and mek1
both known activators of the Elk1 protein. Cotransf... of luciferase. These data are consistent with reports
that both mek1
and MEKK proteins are known activators of the MAPK pathway.
Yeast Protein Production System Features High Yields and One-Step
including the rat c-Jun N-terminal kinase (JNK) and the human mek1
products ( figure
4 ). Yield for these proteins ...K1 fusion protein.
The GST tag was efficiently detached from the mek1
moiety by digesting
the purified GST-MEK1 fusion protein with en...
Production of Full-Length, Biologically Active MEK1WT and MEK1CA
...ressed and purified recombinant, wild-type
WT and a constitutively active mutant (MEK1 CA )
...d in E. coli are significantly degraded. Wild-type mek1
can be used as a substrate for upstream MEK ... MEKK or
mos. The uses for constitutively active mek1
CA include identifying
potential substrates, ma...
Assess the In Vivo Activation of Signal Transduction Pathways with
PathDetect Reporting Systems
In a similar fashion, the specificity of the pFA2-Elk1 fusion activator plasmid
is demonstrated ( Figure
2 C). Since the mek1
protein is a known upstream activator of the Elk1
protein 12 the pFC-MEK1 plasmid, constitutively expressing this
kinase, was u...
MEK1 in Biological Dictionary
...ly inhibit Akt expression using RNA interference, a ... SignalSilence® mek1
siRNA from Cell Signaling Technology allows the researcher to specifically inhibit mek1
expression using RNA interference, a method in which ... siRNA Produ...
... In addition, the pachytene checkpoint requires the chromatin silencing factor ... Pachytene arrest also requires the meiosis-specific Red1 and mek1
proteins (14) ... Meiotic pachytene bivalents are much longer than somatic metaphase chromosomes ... Detailed pachytene BAC-FISH analys...