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C4859

Sigma-Aldrich

Cycloheximide solution

Ready-Made Solution, microbial, 100 mg/mL in DMSO, Suitable for cell culture

Synonym(s):
CHX
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C15H23NO4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
281.35
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.77

Quality Level

biological source

microbial

description

suitable for testing specifications (CHO C. growth inhibitor)

form

solution

concentration

100 mg/mL in DMSO

solubility

DMSO: soluble

antibiotic activity spectrum

fungi
yeast

Mode of action

protein synthesis | interferes

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

O=C1[C@@]([C@H](O)CC2CC(NC(C2)=O)=O)([H])C[C@@H](C)C[C@@H]1C

InChI

1S/C15H23NO4/c1-8-3-9(2)15(20)11(4-8)12(17)5-10-6-13(18)16-14(19)7-10/h8-12,17H,3-7H2,1-2H3,(H,16,18,19)/t8-,9-,11-,12+/m0/s1

InChI key

YPHMISFOHDHNIV-FSZOTQKASA-N

Gene Information

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Specificity

Tested for cell growth arrest, selection of cycloheximide resistant yeast, apoptosis induction, and facilitation of apoptosis induction by FasL.

Packaging

1 mL in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Cycloheximide (CHX) is an antibiotic produced by S. griseus. Its main biological activity is translation inhibition in eukaryotes resulting in cell growth arrest and cell death. CHX is widely used for selection of CHX-resistant strains of yeast and fungi, controlled inhibition of protein synthesis for detection of short-lived proteins and super-induction of protein expression, and apoptosis induction or facilitation of apoptosis induction by death receptors.

Other Notes

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.Hygroscopic. Storage class (TRGS 510): Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials.

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Muta. 2 - Repr. 1B - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

6.1A - Combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

188.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

87 °C - closed cup

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