MS049 A chemical probe for PRMT4 and PRMT6

This probe is available from Sigma,  Cayman Chemical and Tocris.

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The SGC in collaboration with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai has developed MS049, a chemical probe for PRMT4 and PRMT6.  MS049 is a potent and selective inhibitor of PRMT4,6 and is active in cells.

Data relating to the discovery of this probe is being prepared for publication and its structure will be released on or before Dec 30, 2015.  In the meantime, in order to facilitate research by the community we are making this compound available through this website.



Physical and chemical properties for MS049
Molecular weight248.2
Molecular formulaC15H24N2O
IUPAC name1-(2-methylamino-ethyl)-4-(phenyl-methoxy)-piperidine
No. of chiral centres0
No. of rotatable bonds6
No. of hydrogen bond acceptors3
No. of hydrogen bond donors1
  • MS049: CNCCN1CCC(CC1)OCc1ccccc1
  • InChI:
  • MS049: InChI=1S/C15H24N2O/c1-16-9-12-17-10-7-15(8-11-17)18-13-14-5-3-2-4-6-14/h2-6,15-16H,7-13H2,1H3
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  1. Discovery of a Potent, Selective and Cell-active Dual Inhibitor of Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 4 and Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 6Shen Y, Szewczyk MM, Eram MS, Smil D, Kaniskan HÜ, de Freitas RF, Senisterra G, Li F, Schapira M, Brown PJ, Arrowsmith CH, Barsyte-Lovejoy D, Liu J,Vedadi M, Jin J., J Med Chem. 2016 Sep 1.
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