Cat. No. 3787

Viomycin C25H43N13O10.2H2SO4 [32988-50-4]

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Chemical Name: (S)-3,6-Diamino-N-((3S,9S,12S,15S,Z)3((2R,4S)-6-amino-4-hydroxy-1,2,3,4-tetrahydropyridin-2-yl)-9,12-bis(hydroxymethyl)-2,5,8,11,14-pentaoxo-6-(ureidomethylene)-1,4,7,10,13-pentaazacyclohexadecan-15-yl)hexanamide disulfate

Biological Activity

Member of the tuberactinomycin family of antibiotics. Inhibits group I intron splicing and prokaryotic protein synthesis. Freezes bacterial ribosomes in either the pre- or post-translational state. Facilitates trans-cleavage of the Neurospora VS ribozyme.

Licensing Information

Sold for research purposes under agreement from Pfizer Inc.

Technical Data

Soluble to 75 mM in water
Store at -20°C

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Ermolenko et al (2007) The antibiotic viomycin traps the ribosome in an intermediate state of translocation. Nat.Struct.Mol.Biol. 14 493. PMID: 17515906.

Schroeder et al (2000) Modulation of RNA function by aminoglycoside antibiotics. EMBO J. 19 1. PMID: 10619838.

Hausner et al (1988) The allosteric three-site model for the ribosomal elongation cycle. J.Biol.Chem. 263 13103. PMID: 2843509.

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Samokhvalov et al (2015) PPARδ signaling mediates the cytotoxicity of DHA in H9c2 cells. PLoS One 232 44105. PMID: 25300478.

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