Potent inhibitor of α- and β-glucosidases, especially glucosidase l (required for glucoprotein processing by transfer of mannose and glucose from asparagine-linked lipids). Inhibits HIV syncytium formation and replication.
|Storage||Store at RT|
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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 189.21. 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||5.29 mL||26.43 mL||52.85 mL|
|5 mM||1.06 mL||5.29 mL||10.57 mL|
|10 mM||0.53 mL||2.64 mL||5.29 mL|
|50 mM||0.11 mL||0.53 mL||1.06 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Gruters et al (1987) Interference with HIV-induced syncytium formation and viral infectivity by inhibitors of trimming glucosidase. Nature 330 74 PMID: 2959866
Saul et al (1984) Studies on the mechanism of castanospermine inhibition of α- and β-glucosidases. Arch.Biochem.Biophys. 230 668 PMID: 6424575
Welker et al (1987) Inhibition of human immunodeficiency virus syncytium formation and virus replication by castanospermine. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 84 8120 PMID: 2825177
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Keywords: β-glucosidases beta-glucosidases b-glucosidase inhibitors inhibits a-Glucosidase α-glucosidase alpha-glucosidase Glycosylases Carbohydrate Metabolism Glycosylases
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