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protein tyrosine kinase 2

Target id: 2180

Nomenclature: protein tyrosine kinase 2

Abbreviated Name: FAK

Family: Fak family

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Gene and Protein Information
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human - 1074 8q24.3 PTK2 protein tyrosine kinase 2
Mouse - 1052 15 D3 Ptk2 PTK2 protein tyrosine kinase 2
Rat - 1055 7 q34 Ptk2 protein tyrosine kinase 2
Previous and Unofficial Names
FADK | FADK 1 | FAK1 | focal adhesion kinase | FRNK | p125FAK
Database Links
Ensembl Gene
Entrez Gene
Human Protein Atlas
KEGG Enzyme
RefSeq Nucleotide
RefSeq Protein
Selected 3D Structures
Image of receptor 3D structure from RCSB PDB
Description:  Structure of Focal Adhesion Kinase catalytic domain in complex with hinge binding pyrazolobenzothiazine compound.
PDB Id:  4I4E
Resolution:  1.55Å
Species:  Human
References:  11
Image of receptor 3D structure from RCSB PDB
Description:  Structure of Focal Adhesion Kinase catalytic domain in complex with an allosteric binding pyrazolobenzothiazine compound.
PDB Id:  4I4F
Ligand:  compound 30 [PMID: 23414845]
Resolution:  1.75Å
Species:  Human
References:  11
Image of receptor 3D structure from RCSB PDB
Description:  Crystal Structure Analysis of Focal Adhesion Kinase with a Methanesulfonamide Diaminopyrimidine Inhibitor
PDB Id:  3BZ3
Ligand:  PF-562271
Resolution:  2.2Å
Species:  Human
References:  8
Enzyme Reaction
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Ligand Sp. Action Affinity Units Reference
VS-4718 Hs Inhibition 8.8 pIC50 10
pIC50 8.8 (IC50 1.5x10-9 M) [10]
PF-562271 Hs Inhibition 8.8 pIC50 8
pIC50 8.8 (IC50 1.5x10-9 M) [8]
CEP-37440 Hs Inhibition 8.7 pIC50 6
pIC50 8.7 (IC50 2x10-9 M) [6]
NVP-TAE 226 Hs Inhibition 8.3 pIC50 5,9
pIC50 8.3 (IC50 5.5x10-9 M) [5,9]
example 96 [WO2012092880] Hs Inhibition >7.7 pIC50 13
pIC50 >7.7 (IC50 <2x10-8 M) [13]
Description: In a time-resolved fluorescence (TRF) assay using recombinant GST-tagged FAK.
ENMD-2076 Hs Inhibition 7.3 pIC50 7
pIC50 7.3 (IC50 5.5x10-8 M) [7]
compound 30 [PMID: 23414845] Hs Inhibition 6.2 pIC50 11
pIC50 6.2 (IC50 6.4x10-7 M) [11]
DiscoveRx KINOMEscan® screen
A screen of 72 inhibitors against 456 human kinases. Quantitative data were derived using DiscoveRx KINOMEscan® platform.
Reference: 3,12

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Target used in screen: FAK
Ligand Sp. Type Action Affinity Units
NVP-TAE684 Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 9.0 pKd
fedratinib Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 7.4 pKd
staurosporine Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 7.2 pKd
BI-2536 Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 6.8 pKd
foretinib Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 6.7 pKd
GSK-1838705A Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 6.7 pKd
tamatinib Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 6.6 pKd
crizotinib Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 6.5 pKd
sunitinib Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 6.4 pKd
bosutinib Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 6.2 pKd
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EMD Millipore KinaseProfilerTM screen/Reaction Biology Kinase HotspotSM screen
A screen profiling 158 kinase inhibitors (Calbiochem Protein Kinase Inhibitor Library I and II, catalogue numbers 539744 and 539745) for their inhibitory activity at 1µM and 10µM against 234 human recombinant kinases using the EMD Millipore KinaseProfilerTM service.

A screen profiling the inhibitory activity of 178 commercially available kinase inhibitors at 0.5µM against a panel of 300 recombinant protein kinases using the Reaction Biology Corporation Kinase HotspotSM platform.

Reference: 1,4

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Target used in screen: FAK/FAK(PTK2)
Ligand Sp. Type Action % Activity remaining at 0.5µM % Activity remaining at 1µM % Activity remaining at 10µM
staurosporine Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 4.3 5.5 -0.5
SB 218078 Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 23.5 105.0 67.0
Cdk1/2 inhibitor III Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 25.3 20.0 -1.0
SU11652 Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 25.8 15.0 4.0
sunitinib Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 27.0
SU6656 Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 33.1 21.0 8.0
indirubin derivative E804 Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 35.0 16.0 1.0
JAK inhibitor I Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 35.3 51.0 9.0
Syk inhibitor II Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 44.0 64.0 7.0
isogranulatimide Hs Inhibitor Inhibition 56.9 57.0 25.0
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1. Anastassiadis T, Deacon SW, Devarajan K, Ma H, Peterson JR. (2011) Comprehensive assay of kinase catalytic activity reveals features of kinase inhibitor selectivity. Nat. Biotechnol., 29 (11): 1039-45. [PMID:22037377]

2. Chapman NM, Houtman JC. (2014) Functions of the FAK family kinases in T cells: beyond actin cytoskeletal rearrangement. Immunol. Res., 59 (1-3): 23-34. [PMID:24816556]

3. Davis MI, Hunt JP, Herrgard S, Ciceri P, Wodicka LM, Pallares G, Hocker M, Treiber DK, Zarrinkar PP. (2011) Comprehensive analysis of kinase inhibitor selectivity. Nat. Biotechnol., 29 (11): 1046-51. [PMID:22037378]

4. Gao Y, Davies SP, Augustin M, Woodward A, Patel UA, Kovelman R, Harvey KJ. (2013) A broad activity screen in support of a chemogenomic map for kinase signalling research and drug discovery. Biochem. J., 451 (2): 313-28. [PMID:23398362]

5. Liu TJ, LaFortune T, Honda T, Ohmori O, Hatakeyama S, Meyer T, Jackson D, de Groot J, Yung WK. (2007) Inhibition of both focal adhesion kinase and insulin-like growth factor-I receptor kinase suppresses glioma proliferation in vitro and in vivo. Mol. Cancer Ther., 6 (4): 1357-67. [PMID:17431114]

6. Ott GR, Cheng M, Learn KS, Wagner J, Gingrich DE, Lisko JG, Curry M, Mesaros EF, Ghose AK, Quail MR et al.. (2016) Discovery of Clinical Candidate CEP-37440, a Selective Inhibitor of Focal Adhesion Kinase (FAK) and Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase (ALK). J. Med. Chem., 59 (16): 7478-96. [PMID:27527804]

7. Pollard JR, Mortimore M. (2009) Discovery and development of aurora kinase inhibitors as anticancer agents. J. Med. Chem., 52 (9): 2629-51. [PMID:19320489]

8. Roberts WG, Ung E, Whalen P, Cooper B, Hulford C, Autry C, Richter D, Emerson E, Lin J, Kath J et al.. (2008) Antitumor activity and pharmacology of a selective focal adhesion kinase inhibitor, PF-562,271. Cancer Res., 68 (6): 1935-44. [PMID:18339875]

9. Shi Q, Hjelmeland AB, Keir ST, Song L, Wickman S, Jackson D, Ohmori O, Bigner DD, Friedman HS, Rich JN. (2007) A novel low-molecular weight inhibitor of focal adhesion kinase, TAE226, inhibits glioma growth. Mol. Carcinog., 46 (6): 488-96. [PMID:17219439]

10. Tanjoni I, Walsh C, Uryu S, Tomar A, Nam JO, Mielgo A, Lim ST, Liang C, Koenig M, Sun C et al.. (2010) PND-1186 FAK inhibitor selectively promotes tumor cell apoptosis in three-dimensional environments. Cancer Biol. Ther., 9 (10): 764-77. [PMID:20234191]

11. Tomita N, Hayashi Y, Suzuki S, Oomori Y, Aramaki Y, Matsushita Y, Iwatani M, Iwata H, Okabe A, Awazu Y et al.. (2013) Structure-based discovery of cellular-active allosteric inhibitors of FAK. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett., 23 (6): 1779-85. [PMID:23414845]

12. Wodicka LM, Ciceri P, Davis MI, Hunt JP, Floyd M, Salerno S, Hua XH, Ford JM, Armstrong RC, Zarrinkar PP et al.. (2010) Activation state-dependent binding of small molecule kinase inhibitors: structural insights from biochemistry. Chem. Biol., 17 (11): 1241-9. [PMID:21095574]

13. Xiao D, Cheng L, Liu X, Hu Y, Xu X, Liu Z, Zhang L, Wu W, Wang S, Shen Y et al.. (2012) 2,4-DIAMINO-6,7-DIHYDRO-5H-PYRROLO[2,3]PYRIMIDINE DERIVATIVES AS FAK/Pyk2 INHIBITORS. Patent number: WO2012092880. Assignee: Centaurus Biopharma Co., Ltd.. Priority date: 07/01/2011. Publication date: 12/07/2012.

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