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Thermo Scientific™ Cytochalasin B

Cytochalasin B, CAS# 14930-96-2, also known as phomin, is an organic heterotricyclic compound that is a cell-permeable mycotoxin with potent activity to inhibit cytoplasmic division.

Manufacturer:  Thermo Scientific™ 228090010

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Catalog No. AC228090010



Description

Description

This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Acros Organics product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Acros Organics product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.

General Information

• Cytochalasin B is a cell-permeable fungal toxin / mycotoxin considered to be an inhibitor of cytoplasmic division by blocking the formation of contractile microfilaments

Applications

• Cytochalasin B can inhibit platelet aggregation and actin polymerization
• Cytochalasin B is commonly used in studies on cytokinesis due to its ability to act as an inhibitor
• It is used for characterizing some of the polymerization properties of actin
• This compound can also induce DNA fragmentation, inhibit cell division, and inhibit glucose transport, among other molecular processes
• It could be used as a probe for the two hexose-transport systems in rat L6 myoblasts
• Cytochalasin B is commonly used in studies of glucose transporters (GLUT)
• It can be used in in vitro micronucleus assay protocols

Specifications

Specifications

Cytochalasin B
White
Authentic
MFCD00077704
15, 2787
1mg
GBOGMAARMMDZGR-UHFFFAOYNA-N
16-benzyl-5,13-dihydroxy-9,15-dimethyl-14-methylidene-2H,5H,6H,7H,8H,9H,10H,12aH,13H,14H,15H,15aH,16H,17H,18H-oxacyclotetradeca[3,2-e]isoindole-2,18-dione
479.62
479.6
≥98%
14930-96-2
218.0°C to 223.0°C
C29H37NO5
Glass bottle
cytochalasin b, cytochalasin b from helminthosporium dematioideum
Solubility in water: insoluble. Other solubilities: 10.3 mg/mL acetone - 35.4 mg/mL ethanol (24 c), 371 mg/mL dmso - 492 mg/mL dmf (24 c)
CC1C2C(CC3=CC=CC=C3)NC(=O)C22OC(=O)C=CC(O)CCCC(C)CC=CC2C(O)C1=C
+ 89.00
44634701
Powder

Chemical Identifiers

14930-96-2
479.62
GBOGMAARMMDZGR-UHFFFAOYNA-N
44634701
CC1C2C(CC3=CC=CC=C3)NC(=O)C22OC(=O)C=CC(O)CCCC(C)CC=CC2C(O)C1=C
C29H37NO5
MFCD00077704
cytochalasin b, cytochalasin b from helminthosporium dematioideum
16-benzyl-5,13-dihydroxy-9,15-dimethyl-14-methylidene-2H,5H,6H,7H,8H,9H,10H,12aH,13H,14H,15H,15aH,16H,17H,18H-oxacyclotetradeca[3,2-e]isoindole-2,18-dione
Safety and Handling

Safety and Handling

GHS H Statement
Fatal if inhaled.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child if inhaled.
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal in contact with skin.

GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and kee

GHS Signal Word: Danger

EINECSNumber : 239-000-2

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