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Description: Inhibitor of α-mannosidase II
Chemical Name: (1S,2R,8R,8aR)-Octahydro-1,2,8-indolizinetriol
Citations (3)

Biological Activity for Swainsonine

Swainsonine is an inhibitor of α-mannosidase II which inhibits glycoprotein processing. Displays anticancer and immune modulatory properties.

Technical Data for Swainsonine

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 for Swainsonine

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

Preparing Stock Solutions for Swainsonine

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.5 mM 11.55 mL 57.73 mL 115.47 mL
2.5 mM 2.31 mL 11.55 mL 23.09 mL
5 mM 1.15 mL 5.77 mL 11.55 mL
25 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.31 mL

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Product Datasheets for Swainsonine

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References for Swainsonine

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

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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3 Citations 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

Skrenkova et al (2018) N-Glycosylation Regulates the Trafficking and Surface Mobility of GluN3A-Containing NMDA Receptors. Front Mol Neurosci 11 188 PMID: 29915530

Nacev et al (2011) The antifungal drug itracon. inhibits vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR2) glycosylation, trafficking, and signaling in endothelial cells. J Biol Chem 286 44045 PMID: 22025615

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