Cat. No. 4121

Rifampicin C43H58N4O12 [13292-46-1]

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Alternative Name: Rifampin

Chemical Name: 3-[[(4-Methyl-1-piperazinyl)imino]methyl]-rifamycin

Biological Activity

Antibiotic; inhibits bacterial RNA polymerase. Prototypical activator of the pregnane X receptor (PXR).

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
>95 %
Store at -20°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Hu et al (2010) Pregnane X receptor is SUMOylated to repress the inflammatory response. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 335 342. PMID: 20719936.

Artsimovitch et al (2005) Allosteric modulation of the RNA polymerase catalytic reaction is an essential component of transcription control by rifamycins. Cell 122 351. PMID: 16096056.

Moore et al (2000) Orphan nuclear receptors constitutive androstane receptor and pregnane X receptor share xenobiotic and steroid ligands. J.Biol.Chem. 275 15122. PMID: 10748001.

Wehrli (1983) Rifampin: mechanisms of action and resistance. Rev.Infect.Dis. 5 S407. PMID: 6356275.

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