Cycloheximide

Cat. No. 0970

Cycloheximide C15H23NO4 [66-81-9]

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Chemical Name: 4-[2-(3,5-Dimethyl-2-oxo-cyclohexyl)-2-hydroxyethyl]-2,6-piperidinedione

Biological Activity

Selective inhibitor of eukaryotic (over prokaryotic) protein synthesis, blocking tRNA binding and release from ribosomes. Induces apoptosis in a variety of transformed and normal cell lines, including T cells. Competitively inhibits the PPIase hFKBP12 (Ki = 3.4 μM). Antifungal antibiotic.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
281.35
Formula:
C15H23NO4
Solubility:
Soluble to 50 mM in ethanol and to 25 mM in water
Purity:
>97 %
Storage:
Desiccate at RT
CAS No:
66-81-9

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Christner et al (1999) Synthesis and cytotoxic evaluation of cycloheximide derivatives as potential inhibitors of FKBP12 with neuroregenerative properties. J.Med.Chem. 42 3615. PMID: 10479292.

Tang et al (1999) Cycloheximide-induced T-cell death is mediated by a Fas-associated death domain-dependent mechanism. J.Biol.Chem. 274 7245. PMID: 10066786.

Obrig et al (1971) The mechanism by which cycloheximide and related glutarimide antibiotics inhibit peptide synthesis on reticulocyte ribosomes. J.Biol.Chem. 246 174. PMID: 5541758.

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

Wiedermann et al (2015) A balance of positive and negative regulators determines the pace of the segmentation clock. Elife 4. PMID: 26357015.

Bhatnagar et al (2014) Phosphorylation and degradation of tomosyn-2 de-represses insulin secretion. J Biol Chem 289 25276. PMID: 25002582.

Wang et al (2014) A molecular brake controls the magnitude of long-term potentiation. Nat Commun 5 3051. PMID: 24394804.

Pont et al (2012) Oxytocin-stimulated NFAT transcriptional activation in human myometrial cells. Mol.Endocrinol. 26 1743. PMID: 22902539.

Wong et al (2009) Cyclooxygenase-2-derived prostaglandin F2alpha mediates endothelium-dependent contractions in the aortae of hamsters with increased impact during aging. Circ Res 104 228. PMID: 19096033.

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