Focused On-demand Library for Dual specificity mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 4

Available from Reaxense
Predicted by Alphafold

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The focused library is created on demand with the latest virtual screening and parameter assessment technology, supported by the Receptor.AI drug discovery platform. This method is more effective than traditional methods and results in higher-quality compounds with better activity, selectivity, and safety.

Our selection of compounds is from a large virtual library of over 60 billion molecules. The production and distribution of these compounds are managed by our partner Reaxense.

The library includes a list of the most effective modulators, each annotated with 38 ADME-Tox and 32 physicochemical and drug-likeness parameters. Furthermore, each compound is shown with its optimal docking poses, affinity scores, and activity scores, offering a detailed summary.

Our top-notch dedicated system is used to design specialised libraries for enzymes.

 Fig. 1. The sreening workflow of Receptor.AI

It includes comprehensive molecular simulations of the catalytic and allosteric binding pockets and the ensemble virtual screening accounting for their conformational mobility. In the case of designing modulators, the structural changes induced by reaction intermediates are taken into account to leverage activity and selectivity.

Our library distinguishes itself through several key aspects:

  • The Receptor.AI platform integrates all available data about the target protein, including past experiments, literature data, known ligands, structural information and more. This consolidated approach maximises the probability of prioritising highly relevant compounds.
  • The platform uses sophisticated molecular simulations to identify possible binding sites so that the compounds in the focused library are suitable for discovering allosteric inhibitors and the binders for cryptic pockets.
  • The platform integrates over 50 highly customisable AI models, which are thoroughly tested and validated on a multitude of commercial drug discovery programs and research projects. It is designed to be efficient, reliable and accurate. All this power is utilised when producing the focused libraries.
  • In addition to producing the focused libraries, Receptor.AI provides services and end-to-end solutions at every stage of preclinical drug discovery. The pricing model is success-based, which reduces your risks and leverages the mutual benefits of the project's success.







Alternative names:

JNK-activating kinase 1; MAPK/ERK kinase 4; SAPK/ERK kinase 1; Stress-activated protein kinase kinase 1; c-Jun N-terminal kinase kinase 1

Alternative UPACC:

P45985; B2R7N7; B3KYB2; D3DTS5; Q5U0B8; Q6FHX4; Q6P9H2; Q6PIE6


Dual specificity mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 4 (MAP2K4) plays a pivotal role in the MAP kinase signal transduction pathway. It is a key component of the SAP/JNK signaling pathway, essential for activating MAPK8/JNK1, MAPK9/JNK2, and MAPK10/JNK3 through phosphorylation. MAP2K4's unique preference for phosphorylating the Tyr residue in the Thr-Pro-Tyr motif distinguishes it from MAP2K7, which prefers the Thr residue. This kinase is crucial for peripheral lymphoid homeostasis and is involved in the mitochondrial death signaling pathway, leading to apoptosis.

Therapeutic significance:

Understanding the role of Dual specificity mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 4 could open doors to potential therapeutic strategies.

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