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.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 366.84. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.73 mL||13.63 mL||27.26 mL|
|5 mM||0.55 mL||2.73 mL||5.45 mL|
|10 mM||0.27 mL||1.36 mL||2.73 mL|
|50 mM||0.05 mL||0.27 mL||0.55 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
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
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