Cytochalasin D

Cat. No. 1233

Cytochalasin D C30H37NO6 [22144-77-0]

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Alternative Name: Zygosporin A

Chemical Name: (7S,13E,16S,18R,19E,21R)-21-(Acetyloxy)- 7,18-dihydroxy-16,18-dimethyl-10-phenyl[11]cytochalasa-6(12),13,19-triene-1,17-dione

Biological Activity

Potent disruptor of actin filament function. Alters tight junction permeability. Unlike cytochalasin B (Cat. No. 5474), does not inhibit monosaccharide transport across the plasma membrane.

Technical Data

Soluble to 10 mM in ethanol with gentle warming and to 50 mM in DMSO
>95 %
Desiccate at -20°C

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Abedi and Zachary (1998) Cytochalasin D stimulation of tyrosine phosphorylation and phosphotyrosine-associated kinase activity in vascular smooth muscle cells. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 245 646. PMID: 9588169.

Stevenson and Begg (1994) Concentration-dependent effects of cytochalasin D on tight junctions and actin filaments in MDCK epithelial cells. J.Cell Sci. 107 367. PMID: 8006058.

Carlier et al (1986) Interaction of cytochalasin D with actin filaments in the presence of ADP and ATP. J.Biol.Chem. 261 2041. PMID: 3944126.

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

Chambers et al (2015) Actin dynamics tune the integrated stress response by regulating eukaryotic initiation factor 2α dephosphorylation. Elife 4. PMID: 25774599.

Chen et al (2015) G-actin provides substrate-specificity to eukaryotic initiation factor 2α holophosphatases. Elife 4. PMID: 25774600.

Gault et al (2014) Osmotic surveillance mediates rapid wound closure through nucleotide release. J Cell Biol 207 767. PMID: 25533845.

Mora et al (2013) Recombinant probes reveal dynamic localization of CaMKIIα within somata of cortical neurons. J Neurosci 33 14579. PMID: 24005308.

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