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Activators & Inhibitors
Chemical Modulators

LY294002 #9901

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Molecular Formula: C19H17NO3

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Western blot analysis of extracts from PDGF, wortmannin and LY294002 treated NIH/3T3 cells, using Phospho-Akt (Ser473) Antibody #9271 (A), Phospho-Akt (Thr308) Antibody #9275 (B) or Akt Antibody #9272 (C). D is an analysis of Akt activity in PDGF, wortmannin and LY294002 treated NIH/3T3 cells, using Akt Kinase Assay Kit #9840.

Product Usage Information

For 10 mM stock, reconstitute 1.5 mg in 488 µl DMSO. For 50 mM stock, reconstitute 1.5 mg in 98 µl DMSO. Store aliquots at -20ºC.


Store lyophilized or in solution at -20ºC, desiccated. In lyophilized form, the chemical is stable for 24 months. Once in solution, use within 3 months to prevent loss of potency. Aliquot to avoid multiple freeze/thaw cycles.

Product Description

Molecular Weight:

307.34 g/mol



Molecular Formula:



LY294002 was shown to act in vivo as a highly selective inhibitor of phosphatidylinositol 3 (PI3) kinase. When used at a concentration of 50 μM, it specifically abolished PI3 kinase activity (IC50=0.43 μg/ml; 1.40 μM) but did not inhibit other lipid and protein kinases such as PI4 kinase, PKC, MAP kinase or c-Src (1). LY294002 is soluble in DMSO or ethanol. For use with in vitro or cell-based assays, it may be diluted into aqueous buffers to yield the desired concentrations. For experiments with cultured cells, CST recommends treating the cells with LY294002 for one hour prior to, and for the duration of, the stimulation. LY294002 has been shown to block PI3 kinase-dependent Akt phosphorylation and kinase activity.

  1. Vlahos, C.J. et al. (1994) J Biol Chem 269, 5241-8.
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