Current progress in inhibiting Stat5 protein signalling

This mini-review from Patrick Gunning et al. looks at progress made towards inhibiting Stat5, a member of the Stat family of signalling proteins, that is connected to many cancers, including acute myeloid leukemias and prostate cancer.

Areas covered include both direct and indirect inhibition:

  • Bcr/Abl inhibitors
  • FLT3 inhibitors
  • Jak2 inhibitors
  • truncation inhibitors
  • Binding to DNA
  • Disrupting dimerisation

Inhibitors of Stat5 protein signalling
Abbarna A. Cumaraswamy, Aleksandra Todic, Diana Resetca, Mark D. Minden and Patrick T. Gunning
Med. Chem. Commun., 2011, Advance Article
DOI: 10.1039/C1MD00175B

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