Cat. No. 3207

Kifunensine C8H12N2O6 [109944-15-2]

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Chemical Name: (5R,6R,7S,8R,8aS)-Hexahydro-6,7,8-trihydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)-imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine-2,3-dione

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of class I α-mannosidases that inhibits glycoprotein processing. Inhibits human endoplasmic reticulum α-1,2-mannosidase I and Golgi Class I mannosidases IA, IB and IC with Ki values of 130 and 23 nM respectively.

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in water with sonication
Store at -20°C

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Elbein et al (1990) Kifunensine, a potent inhibitor of the glycoprotein processing mannosidase I. J.Biol.Chem. 265 1559.

Hering et al (2005) A practical synthesis of kifunensine analogues as inhibitors of endoplasmic reticulum α-Mannosidase I. J.Org.Chem. 70 9892. PMID: 16292820.

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Keywords: Kifunensine, supplier, inhibitors, class, I, α-mannosidase, alpha-mannosidases, Glycosylases, Carbohydrate, Metabolism, Glycosylase Inhibitors

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