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Discontinued ProductAtovaquone (Cat. No. 6358) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Broad spectrum antiparasitic and antipneumocystic compound. Inhibits bc1 complex (complex III) of mitochondrial electron transport chain (EC50 = 0.26 μM), causing cell death in Plasmodium yoelii infected erythrocytes. Also inhibits DHODH. Also exhibits anti-MERS-CoV activity in Vero cells in vitro (IC50 = 0.72 μM).
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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Hughes et al (1990) Efficacy of a hydroxynaphthoquinone, 566C80, in experimental Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis. Antimicrob.Agents Chemother. 34 225 PMID: 2327770
Srivastava et al (1997) Atovaquone, a broad spectrum antiparasitic drug, collapses mitochondrial membrane potential in a malarial parasite. J.Biol.Chem. 272 3961 PMID: 9020100
Ko et al (2020) Screening of FDA-approved drugs using a MERS-CoV clinical isolate from South Korea identifies potential therapeutic options for COVID-19. BioRxiv - Paper not yet peer reviewed
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