Cytochalasin B

Cat. No. 5474

Cytochalasin B C29H37NO5 [14930-96-2]

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Chemical Name: (3E,5R,9R,11E,12aS,13S,15S,15aS,16S,18aS)-6,7,8,9,10,12a,13,14,15,15a,16,17-Dodecahydro-5,13-dihydroxy-9,15-dimethyl-14-methylene-16-(phenylmethyl)-2H-oxacyclotetradecino[2,3-d]isoindole-2,18(5H)-dione

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of actin polymerization. Inhibits cell division, migration and glucose transport. Causes G2/M cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in HCT-116 colorectal carcinoma cells. Cell permeable.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in ethanol
>98 %
Store at -20°C

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Buldak et al (2014) Changes in subcellular localization of visfatin in human colorectal HCT-116 carcinoma cell line after cytochalasin B treatment. Eur.J.Histochem. 58 2408. PMID: 25308845.

Whitesell et al (2005) Compartmentalization of transport and phosphorylation of glucose in a hepatoma cell line. Biochem.J. 386 245. PMID: 15473866.

Theodoropoulos et al (1994) Cytochalasin B may shorten actin filaments by a mechanism independent of barbed end capping. Biochem.Pharmacol. 47 1875. PMID: 8204105.

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