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Cyclin-dependent kinase 9
TAK, CDK9, Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 9
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the cyclin-dependent protein kinase (CDK) family. CDK family members are highly similar to the gene products of S. cerevisiae cdc28, and S. pombe cdc2, and known as important cell cycle regulators. This kinase was found to be a component of the multiprotein complex TAK/P-TEFb, which is an elongation factor for RNA polymerase II-directed transcription and functions by phosphorylating the C-terminal domain of the largest subunit of RNA polymerase II. This protein forms a complex with and is regulated by its regulatory subunit cyclin T or cyclin K. HIV-1 Tat protein was found to interact with this protein and cyclin T, which suggested a possible involvement of this protein in AIDS. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008] (from
Hou et al., Suzhou, China. In Phys Chem Chem Phys, 21 Feb 2016
4-(thiazol-5-yl)-2-(phenylamino) pyrimidine derivatives are effective inhibitors of CDKs, among which the most promising inhibitor 12u demonstrates high binding affinity to CDK9 and attenuated binding affinity to other homologous kinases, such as CDK2.
Kimura et al., Takedamachi, Japan. In J Pharmacol Exp Ther, 16 Jan 2016
TAK-063 [1-[2-fluoro-4-(1H-pyrazol-1-yl)phenyl]-5-methoxy-3-(1-phenyl-1H-pyrazol-5-yl)pyridazin-4(1H)-one] is a potent and selective phosphodiesterase 10A inhibitor that produces antipsychotic-like effects in rodent models of schizophrenia.
Roeder et al., New York City, United States. In Science, 11 Jan 2016
Paused Pol II release is thought to require the kinase activity of cyclin-dependent kinase 9 (CDK9) for the phosphorylation of DRB sensitivity-inducing factor, negative elongation factor, and C-terminal domain (CTD) serine-2 of Pol II.
Okada et al., San Diego, United States. In Nature, 2014
TAK-875, or fasiglifam, is an orally available, potent and selective partial agonist of hGPR40 receptor, which reached phase III clinical trials for the potential treatment of type-2 diabetes mellitus.
Shilatifard et al., Kansas City, United States. In Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol, 2012
Studies indicate that the super elongation complex (SEC) consisting of ELL, P-TEFb (CDK9) and MLL required for rapid transcriptional induction in the presence or absence of paused RNA polymerase II (Pol II).