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Biological Activity for Rifampicin
Rifampicin is an antibiotic; inhibits bacterial RNA polymerase. Prototypical activator of the pregnane X receptor (PXR).
Technical Data for Rifampicin
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
Solubility Data for Rifampicin
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions for Rifampicin
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 822.94. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree 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||1.22 mL||6.08 mL||12.15 mL|
|5 mM||0.24 mL||1.22 mL||2.43 mL|
|10 mM||0.12 mL||0.61 mL||1.22 mL|
|50 mM||0.02 mL||0.12 mL||0.24 mL|
References for Rifampicin
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Wehrli (1983) Rifampin: mechanisms of action and resistance. Rev.Infect.Dis. 5 S407 PMID: 6356275
Moore et al (2000) Orphan nuclear receptors constitutive androstane receptor and pregnane X receptor share xenobiotic and steroid ligands. J.Biol.Chem. 275 15122 PMID: 10748001
Artsimovitch et al (2005) Allosteric modulation of the RNA polymerase catalytic reaction is an essential component of transcription control by rifamycins. Cell 122 351 PMID: 16096056
Hu et al (2010) Pregnane X receptor is SUMOylated to repress the inflammatory response. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 335 342 PMID: 20719936
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In our lab rifampicin resisistance in E.coli cells was studied.To assess the level of antibiotic resistance, the minimum inhibitory concentration (MICs) of rifampicin in the non-mutated strain and mutated strain were compared.
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