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Dorsomorphin dihydrochloride


Product overview

  • Name
    Dorsomorphin dihydrochloride
  • Short description
    Potent, selective AMPK inhibitor. Also promotes cardiomyocyte differentiation in mouse embroynic stem cells (mESCs).
  • Biological description
    Potent, selective and reversible AMPK inhibitor (Ki = 109 nM). Inhibits AICAR and metformin induced AMPK activation. Additionally shows activity at ALK2, ALK3 and ALK6. Also promotes cardiomyocyte differentiation in mouse embroynic stem cells (mESCs).
  • Alternative names
    Compound C | BML-275
  • Biological action
  • Purity
  • Citations


  • Chemical name
    6-[4-[2-(1-Piperidinyl)ethoxy]pheny l]-3-(4-pyridinyl)-pyrazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidine dihydrochloride
  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    Dorsomorphin dihydrochloride | Compound C, BML-275  [1219168-18-9]
  • Molecular Formula
  • CAS Number

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    room temperature (desiccate)
  • Solubility overview
    soluble in water (100mM) or DMSO (20mM)
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

References for Dorsomorphin dihydrochloride

  • Role of AMP-activated protein kinase in mechanism of metformin action.

    Zhou et al (2001) J Clin Invest 108(8) : 1167-74
    PubMedID: 11602624
  • Compound C induces protective autophagy in cancer cells through AMPK inhibition-independent blockade of Akt/mTOR pathway.

    Vucicevic et al (2011) Autophagy 7(1) : 40-50
    PubMedID: 20980833
  • Dorsomorphin, a selective small molecule inhibitor of BMP signaling, promotes cardiomyogenesis in embryonic stem cells.

    Hao et al (18682835) PLoS One 3(8) : e2904
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