GA-017 is a potent and selective LATS1 and LATS2 (large tumor suppressor kinase 1/2) inhibitor, with IC 50 values of 4.10 and 3.92 nM, respectively. GA-017 is an activator of cell proliferation. GA-017 promotes YAP/TAZ activation and nuclear translocation. GA-017 promotes cell growth under 3D culture conditions. GA-017 enhances the ex vivo formation of mouse intestinal organoids .
GA-017 suppresses the cell death of HUVECs and promotes their cell growth . GA-017 facilitates SKOV3 cell growth, with an EC 50 of 3.51 ± 0.26 μM . GA-017 competitively inhibited LATS1 and 2 against ATP, with K i (inhibition constant) values of 0.58 ± 0.11 and 0.25 ± 0.03 nM, respectively .