AG-1478 (175478-82-2; base) is a potent and selective inhibitor of the EGFR kinase (IC50 = 3 nM). Inhibits proliferation of a variety human cancer cell lines1,2. AG-1478 reduces pulmonary fibrosis in a rat model3. Cell permeable.
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