Cat. No. 3787
Chemical Name: (S)-3,6-Diamino-N-((3S,9S,12S,15S,Z
Biological ActivityMember 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 InformationSold for research purposes under agreement from Pfizer Inc.
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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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