Tyrphostin 9 (10537-47-0) inhibits PDGF receptor tyrosine kinase (IC50 = 1.2 μM)1 and is a potent (10 nM) inhibitor of oxidative phosphorylation2. Inhibits cell growth by disrupting mitochondria3. Tyrphostin 9 perturbs the golgi complex and blocks proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells4.
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2) Terada et al. (1981), The interaction of highly active uncouplers with mitochondria; Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 639 225
3) Burger et al. (1995), Tyrphostin AG17, [3,5-Ditert-butyl-4-hydroxybenzylidene)-malononitrile], inhibits cell growth by disrupting mitochondria; Cancer Res., 55 2794
4) Thyberg et al. (1998), Tyrphostin A9 and wortmannin perturb the Golgi complex and block proliferation of vascular smooth muscle cells; Eur. J. Cell Biol., 76 33