Swainsonine

Cat. No. 3208

Swainsonine C8H15NO3 [72741-87-8]

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Chemical Name: (1S,2R,8R,8aR)-Octahydro-1,2,8-indolizinetriol

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of α-mannosidase II which inhibits glycoprotein processing. Displays anticancer and immune modulatory properties.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
173.21
Formula:
C8H15NO3
Solubility:
Soluble to 50 mM in water
Storage:
Store at -20°C
CAS No:
72741-87-8

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Sun et al (2007) Inhibition of the growth of human gastric carcinoma in vivo and in vitro by swainsonine. Phytomedicine 14 353. PMID: 17097281.

Olden et al (1991) The potential importance of swainsonine in therapy for cancers and immunology. Pharmacol.Ther. 50 285. PMID: 1754603.

Tulsiani et al (1982) Swainsonine inhibits the biosynthesis of complex glycoproteins by inhibition of golgi mannosidase II. J.Biol.Chem. 257 7936. PMID: 6806288.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Swainsonine include:

Tareen et al (2014) Design of a novel integration-deficient lentivector technology that incorporates genetic and posttranslational elements to target human dendritic cells. Mol Ther 22 575. PMID: 24419083.

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Keywords: Swainsonine, supplier, inhibitors, inhibits, α-mannosidase, alpha-mannosidase, II, Glycosylases, Carbohydrate, Metabolism, Tocris Bioscience, Glycosylase Inhibitor products

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