Cat. No. 3267

Thiostrepton C72H85N19O18S5 [1393-48-2]

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Biological Activity

Antibiotic that inhibits bacterial protein synthesis. Inhibits mRNA-tRNA translocation by GTPase elongation factor G (EF-G), EF-TU(GTP)-catalyzed aa-tRNA delivery and the activity of initiation factor 2 (IF-2). Antitumor agent; induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in breast cancer cells via downregulation of FOXM1 expression.

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in DMSO
>90 %
Store at -20°C

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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Kwok et al (2008) Thiostrepton selectively targets breast cancer cells through inhibition of forkhead box M1 expression. Mol.Cancer Ther. 7 2022. PMID: 18645012.

Ruben et al (2007) Thiostrepton inhibition of tRNA delivery to the ribosome. RNA 13 2091. PMID: 17951333.

Rodnina et al (1999) Thiostrepton inhibits the turnover but not the GTPase of elongation factor G on the ribosome. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA 96 9586.

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

Uddin et al (2011) Genome-wide expression analysis of Middle Eastern colorectal cancer reveals FOXM1 as a novel target for cancer therapy. Am J Pathol 178 537. PMID: 21281787.

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