Cat. No. 3976

Deoxynivalenol C15H20O6 [51481-10-8]

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Alternative Names: DON, Vomitoxin

Chemical Name: 3α,7α,15-Trihydroxy-12,13-epoxytrichothec-9-en-8-one

Biological Activity

Tricothecene mycotoxin and potent protein synthesis inhibitor. Exhibits cytotoxic activity in vivo via the ribotoxic stress response. Induces p38-mediated gene expression and apoptosis in leukocytes; activity results in systemic expression of interleukin-6 (IL-6) and other proinflammatory cytokines. Also induces migration of NF-κB into the nucleus.

Technical Data

Soluble to 30 mM in ethanol
Store at +4°C

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Krishnaswamy et al (2010) Lutein protects HT-29 cells against deoxynivalenol-induced oxidative stress and apoptosis: prevention of NF-κB nuclear localization and down regulation of NF-κB and cyclo-oxygenase-2 expression. Free Radic.Biol.Med. 49 50. PMID: 20347963.

Shi et al (2009) Role of GRP78/BiP degradation and ER stress in deoxynivalenol-induced interleukin-6 upregulation in the macrophage. Toxicol.Sci. 109 247. PMID: 19336499.

Bae and Pestka (2008) Deoxynivalenol induces p38 interaction with the ribosome in monocytes and macrophages. Toxicol.Sci. 105 59. PMID: 18502741.

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