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Cytochalasin B

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Source: Drechslera dematoidea

Cockroach infected with the mold will expectedly in toxicated with cytochalasin to its death.

A cockroach infected by Metarrhizium anisopliae 

Description: Inhibits cell division by interfering with the formation of contractile microfilaments. Inhibits cell movement and induces nuclear extrusion. Interferes with actin polymerization. Inhibits glucose transport
CAS number: 14930-96-2
Merck index: 13, 2819
Molecular weight: 479.6

Cytochalasin B

Molecular Formula: C29H37NO5
DMSO or Ethanol.
Appearance: White to off-white powder
PurityAt least 96% by TLC, HPLC
Melting point215°C -221°C
SolubilityClear colorless solution at 20 mg/ml of ethanol
ApplicationsCytochalasins are used as tools  in cytological research, and in in the field of actin polymerisation
ClassificationMacrolide indol mycotoxin
Actin inhibitor
 For Research use only. Not for Human or Drug use
GMP/API grade available on request
Cytochalasin B by Fermentek is not produced from or contains any ingredients from animal origin.
No genetically modified organisms are used.
 Franco M, Hansen PJ.
Effects of hyaluronic acid in culture and cytochalasin B treatment before freezing on survival of cryopreserved bovine embryos produced in vitro.
In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2006 Jan-Feb;42(1-2):40-4.
 Chao JI, Liu HF.
The blockage of survivin and securin expression increases the cytochalasin B-induced cell death and growth inhibition in human cancer cells.
Mol Pharmacol. 2006 Jan;69(1):154-64



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