Cat. No. 4089
Chemical Name: 3'-[α-Amino-p-methoxyhydrocinnamamido
Biological ActivityProtein synthesis inhibitor; leads to the premature release of polypeptide chains as polypeptidyl purine derivatives. Analog of the 3' end of aminoacyl-tRNA. Aminonucleoside antibiotic. Inhibits translation in both in vitro and in vivo systems. Also inhibits the transport of proteins into the mitochondria in vitro.
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Azzam and Algranati (1973) Mechanism of puromycin action: fate of ribosomes after release of nascent polypeptide chains from polysomes. Proc.Nat.Acad.Sci. 70 3866.
Price and Verner (1993) Puromycin inhibits protein import into mitochondria by interfering with an intramitochondrial ATP-dependent reaction. Biochim.Biophys.Acta. 1150 89. PMID: 8334141.
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Keywords: Puromycin dihydrochloride, supplier, Puromycin, antibiotics, protein, synthesis, inhibitors, inhibits, translation