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NUAK family, SNF1-like kinase, 2

Target not currently curated in GtoImmuPdb

Target id: 2130

Nomenclature: NUAK family, SNF1-like kinase, 2

Abbreviated Name: NuaK2

Family: NuaK subfamily

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Gene and Protein Information
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human - 628 1q32.1 NUAK2 NUAK family kinase 2
Mouse - 639 1 E4 Nuak2 NUAK family
Rat - 630 13 q13 Nuak2 NUAK family kinase 2
Previous and Unofficial Names
Omphalocele kinase 2 | OMPHK2 | SNARK | SNF1/AMP activated protein kinase | SNF1/AMP kinase-related kinase | UV126 | NUAK family
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Ligand Sp. Action Value Parameter Reference
WZ4003 Hs Inhibition 7.0 pIC50 2
pIC50 7.0 (IC50 1x10-7 M) [2]
DiscoveRx KINOMEscan® screen
A screen of 72 inhibitors against 456 human kinases. Quantitative data were derived using DiscoveRx KINOMEscan® platform.
Reference: 3-4

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Target used in screen: SNARK
Ligand Sp. Type Action Value Parameter
staurosporine Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 10.1 pKd
lestaurtinib Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 9.0 pKd
NVP-TAE684 Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 8.9 pKd
GSK-461364A Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 7.6 pKd
fedratinib Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 7.3 pKd
KW-2449 Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 7.3 pKd
midostaurin Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 7.2 pKd
tamatinib Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 7.2 pKd
GSK690693 Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 7.1 pKd
crizotinib Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 6.9 pKd
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EMD Millipore KinaseProfilerTM screen/Reaction Biology Kinase HotspotSM screen
A screen profiling 158 kinase inhibitors (Calbiochem Protein Kinase Inhibitor Library I and II, catalogue numbers 539744 and 539745) for their inhibitory activity at 1µM and 10µM against 234 human recombinant kinases using the EMD Millipore KinaseProfilerTM service.

A screen profiling the inhibitory activity of 178 commercially available kinase inhibitors at 0.5µM against a panel of 300 recombinant protein kinases using the Reaction Biology Corporation Kinase HotspotSM platform.

Reference: ...1

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Target used in screen: nd/SNARK(NUAK2)
Ligand Sp. Type Action % Activity remaining at 0.5µM % Activity remaining at 1µM % Activity remaining at 10µM
Cdk1/2 inhibitor III Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 9.7
K-252a Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 14.5
staurosporine Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 20.4
Cdk2 inhibitor IV Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 23.1
midostaurin Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 26.2
JNJ-7706621 Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 34.0
Gö 6976 Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 40.5
PKR inhibitor Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 41.2
JAK3 inhibitor VI Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 43.7
SB 218078 Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 52.0
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1. Anastassiadis T, Deacon SW, Devarajan K, Ma H, Peterson JR. (2011) Comprehensive assay of kinase catalytic activity reveals features of kinase inhibitor selectivity. Nat. Biotechnol., 29 (11): 1039-45. [PMID:22037377]

2. Banerjee S, Buhrlage SJ, Huang HT, Deng X, Zhou W, Wang J, Traynor R, Prescott AR, Alessi DR, Gray NS. (2014) Characterization of WZ4003 and HTH-01-015 as selective inhibitors of the LKB1-tumour-suppressor-activated NUAK kinases. Biochem. J., 457 (1): 215-25. [PMID:24171924]

3. Davis MI, Hunt JP, Herrgard S, Ciceri P, Wodicka LM, Pallares G, Hocker M, Treiber DK, Zarrinkar PP. (2011) Comprehensive analysis of kinase inhibitor selectivity. Nat. Biotechnol., 29 (11): 1046-51. [PMID:22037378]

4. Wodicka LM, Ciceri P, Davis MI, Hunt JP, Floyd M, Salerno S, Hua XH, Ford JM, Armstrong RC, Zarrinkar PP et al.. (2010) Activation state-dependent binding of small molecule kinase inhibitors: structural insights from biochemistry. Chem. Biol., 17 (11): 1241-9. [PMID:21095574]

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NuaK subfamily: NUAK family, SNF1-like kinase, 2. Last modified on 30/03/2016. Accessed on 02/06/2020. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,