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6-Bnz-cAMP sodium salt

≥98% (HPLC)

N6-Benzoyladenosine-3′,5′-cyclic monophosphate sodium salt
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≥98% (HPLC)




vial of 10 μmol

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H2O: freely soluble

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dry ice

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1 vial in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

6-Bnz-cAMP is a membrane permeable and selective cAMP-dependent protein kinase (PKA) activator. For preferential stimulation of cAK type I, a combination with the site B selective analog 8-HA-cAMP or 8-AHA-cAMP can be used.

Features and Benefits

This compound is featured on the PKA & PKG page of the Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. To browse other handbook pages, click here.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

R A Steinberg et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 271(44), 27630-27636 (1996-11-01)
The guanidinium groups of conserved arginines in the two intrachain cAMP-binding sites of regulatory (R) subunit of cAMP-dependent protein kinase have been implicated in the allosteric interactions by which cAMP binding leads to kinase activation. We have investigated the functional
W Eskild et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 152(3), 1504-1510 (1988-05-16)
The levels of mRNA for cellular retinol binding protein (CRBP) were studied in primary rat Sertoli cell cultures treated with cAMP analogues and retinol. In the presence of cyclic AMP analogues a dose- and time-dependent reduction (70-90%) of the levels
D O Quissell et al.
Critical reviews in oral biology and medicine : an official publication of the American Association of Oral Biologists, 4(3-4), 443-448 (1993-01-01)
A series of cAMP analogs that have different specificities for the two different binding sites on the regulatory subunit of type I and type II cAMP-dependent protein kinase (PKA) were used to determine whether selective activation of type I or
B M Hokland et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 268(34), 25343-25349 (1993-12-05)
The interaction of high density lipoprotein with its putative receptor stimulates translocation and efflux of intracellular sterols by a process involving activation of protein kinase C. This study shows that activation of cAMP-dependent protein kinase also stimulates efflux of intracellular
R Bøe et al.
British journal of cancer, 72(5), 1151-1159 (1995-11-01)
8-Cl-cAMP and 8-NH2-cAMP induced MCF-7 cell death. The type(s) of cell death were studied in more detail and compared with the cell death type (apoptosis) induced by okadaic acid, an inhibitor of serine/threonine phosphatases. By morphological criteria dying cells showed

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