Product overview

Name Wortmannin
Alternative names SL-2052
Purity >99%
Description Potent, selective, irreversible PI3-K inhibitor
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Biological Data

Biological description Potent, selective, non-compettive and irreversible PI3-K inhibitor (IC50 = 2-4 nM). Also inhibits PI3-K related kinases and PLK1. Cell permeable. Shows variety of biological actions.

Solubility & Handling

Storage instructions -20°C (desiccate)
Solubility overview DMSO (50mM) and Ethanol (5mM)
Important This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.



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Chemical Data

Purity >99%
Chemical name (1S,6bR,9aS,11R,11bR) 11-(Acetyloxy)-1,6b,7,8,9a,10,11,11 b-octahydro-1-(methoxymethyl)-9a,11b-dimethyl-3H-f uro[4,3,2-de]indeno[4,5,-h]-2-h]-2-benzopyran-3,6, 9-trione
Molecular Weight 428.44
Molecular Formula C23H24O8
CAS Number 19545-26-7
PubChem identifier 3003565
SMILES O=C(C4=CO5)O[C@H](COC)[C@@]1(C)C4=C5C(C2=C1[C@H](OC(C)=O)C[C@@]3(C)C2CCC3=O)=O

References for Wortmannin

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product
  • Wortmannin, a widely used phosphoinositide 3-kinase inhibitor, also potently inhibits mammalian polo-like kinase.

    Liu et al (2005) Chem Biol 12(1) : 99-107
  • Wortmannin as a unique probe for an intracellular signalling protein, phosphoinositide 3-kinase.

    Ui et al (1995) Trends Biochem Sci 20(8) : 303-7
  • Wortmannin, a potent and selective inhibitor of phosphatidylinositol-3-kinase.

    Powis et al (1994) Cancer Res 54(9) : 2419-23

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