Dinaciclib inhibits CDK1/2/5/9, displaying anticancer chemotherapeutic activity. Dinaciclib is currently in clinical trials as a potential treatment for various cancers. In cellular models of acute leukemias, dinaciclib inhibits cell proliferation. In cellular models of pancreatic cancer, this compound inhibits cell proliferation, motility, and colony formation; in vivo, it decreases tumor growth. Dinaciclib also binds BRD proteins.