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Cat.No. 3208 - Swainsonine | C8H15NO3 | CAS No. 72741-87-8
Description: Inhibitor of α-mannosidase II
Chemical Name: (1S,2R,8R,8aR)-Octahydro-1,2,8-indolizinetriol
Citations (1)

Biological Activity

Inhibitor of α-mannosidase II which inhibits glycoprotein processing. Displays anticancer and immune modulatory properties.

Technical Data

M. Wt 173.21
Formula C8H15NO3
Storage Store at -20°C
CAS Number 72741-87-8
PubChem ID 51683
Smiles O[C@@H]2[C@H](O)CN1CCC[C@@H](O)[C@@]12[H]

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
water 8.66 50

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 5.77 mL 28.87 mL 57.73 mL
5 mM 1.15 mL 5.77 mL 11.55 mL
10 mM 0.58 mL 2.89 mL 5.77 mL
50 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Tulsiani et al (1982) Swainsonine inhibits the biosynthesis of complex glycoproteins by inhibition of golgi mannosidase II. J.Biol.Chem. 257 7936 PMID: 6806288

Olden et al (1991) The potential importance of swainsonine in therapy for cancers and immunology. Pharmacol.Ther. 50 285 PMID: 1754603

Sun et al (2007) Inhibition of the growth of human gastric carcinoma in vivo and in vitro by swainsonine. Phytomedicine 14 353 PMID: 17097281

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1 Citation for Swainsonine

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Swainsonine include:

Tareen et al (2014) Design of a novel integration-deficient lentivector technology that incorporates genetic and posttranslational elements to target human dendritic cells. Mol Ther 22 575 PMID: 24419083

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