Cytochalasin B

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Cat.No. 5474 - Cytochalasin B | C29H37NO5 | CAS No. 14930-96-2
Description: Inhibitor of actin polymerization
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
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)

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

M. Wt 479.61
Formula C29H37NO5
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 14930-96-2
PubChem ID 5311281
Smiles C=C([C@H]1C)[C@@H](O)[C@]([C@@]2(O3)[C@]1([H])[C@H](CC4=CC=CC=C4)NC2=O)([H])/C=C/C[C@H](C)CCC[C@@H](O)/C=C/C3=O

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 4.8 10mM with gentle warming
ethanol 9.59 20

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 479.61. 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 2.09 mL 10.43 mL 20.85 mL
5 mM 0.42 mL 2.09 mL 4.17 mL
10 mM 0.21 mL 1.04 mL 2.09 mL
50 mM 0.04 mL 0.21 mL 0.42 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

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

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

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

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