Antibiotic that inhibits bacterial protein synthesis. Inhibits mRNA-tRNA translocation by GTPase elongation factor G (EF-G), EF-TU(GTP)-catalyzed aa-tRNA delivery and the activity of initiation factor 2 (IF-2). Antitumor agent; induces cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in breast cancer cells via downregulation of FOXM1 expression.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
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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 1664.89. 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||0.6 mL||3 mL||6.01 mL|
|5 mM||0.12 mL||0.6 mL||1.2 mL|
|10 mM||0.06 mL||0.3 mL||0.6 mL|
|50 mM||0.01 mL||0.06 mL||0.12 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Ruben et al (2007) Thiostrepton inhibition of tRNA delivery to the ribosome. RNA 13 2091 PMID: 17951333
Kwok et al (2008) Thiostrepton selectively targets breast cancer cells through inhibition of forkhead box M1 expression. Mol.Cancer Ther. 7 2022 PMID: 18645012
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1 Citation for Thiostrepton
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Thiostrepton include:
Uddin et al (2011) Genome-wide expression analysis of Middle Eastern colorectal cancer reveals FOXM1 as a novel target for cancer therapy. Am J Pathol 178 537 PMID: 21281787
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