Actinomycin D

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Actinomycin D | CAS No. 50-76-0 | RNA/DNA Polymerase Inhibitors
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Description: Inhibits RNA polymerase

Chemical Name: 2-Amino-(N,N)-1-bis(hexadecahydro-6,13-diisopropyl-2,5,9-trimethyl-1,4,7,11,14-pentaoxo-1H-pyrrolo[2,1]-[1,4,7,10,13] oxatetraazacyclohexadecin-10-yl)-4,6-dimethyl-3-oxo-3H-phenoxazine-1,9-dicarboxamide

Purity: ≥98%

Product Details
Citations (19)
Reviews (2)

Biological Activity

Actinomycin D is an anti-neoplastic antibiotic. Inhibits RNA polymerase and is a potent inducer of apoptosis.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
1255.43
Formula:
C62H86N12O16
Solubility:
Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
Purity:
≥98%
Storage:
Store at -20°C
CAS No:
50-76-0

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Citations for Actinomycin D

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Actinomycin D include:

19 Citations: Showing 1 - 10

  1. Structural determinants and genetic modifications enhance BMP2 stability and extracellular secretion.
    Authors: Khattar Et al.
    FASEB Bioadv  2019;1:180
  2. Secreted Amyloid Precursor Protein-Alpha Promotes Arc Protein Synthesis in Hippocampal Neurons.
    Authors: Livingstone Et al.
    Front Mol Neurosci  2019;12:198
  3. Cell-Type-Specific Translation Profiling Reveals a Novel Strategy for Treating Fragile X Syndrome.
    Authors: Thomson Et al.
    Neuron  2017;95:550
  4. Acute Stress Suppresses Synaptic Inhibition and Increases Anxiety via Endocannabinoid Release in the Basolateral Amygdala.
    Authors: Di Et al.
    J.Neurosci.  2016;36:8461
  5. Integrin-FAK signaling rapidly and potently promotes mitochondrial function through STAT3.
    Authors: Visavadiya
    Cell Communication and Signaling  2016;14:32
  6. SynGAP regulates protein synthesis and homeostatic synaptic plasticity in developing cortical networks.
    Authors: Wang Et al.
    PLoS One  2014;8:e83941
  7. Microplate-based screening for small molecule inhibitors of neuropilin-2/vascular endothelial growth factor-C interactions.
    Authors: Parker and Kooi
    J Biol Chem  2014;453:42525
  8. The anticancer agent di-2-pyridylketone 4,4-dimethyl-3-thiosemicarbazone (Dp44mT) overcomes prosurvival autophagy by two mechanisms: persistent induction of autophagosome synthesis and impairment of lysosomal integrity.
    Authors: Gutierrez Et al.
    J Biol Chem  2014;289:33568
  9. Downregulation of BRCA1 protein in BCR-ABL1 leukemia cells depends on stress-triggered TIAR-mediated suppression of translation.
    Authors: Podszywalow-Bartnicka Et al.
    Cardiovasc Res  2014;13:3727
  10. Endocannabinoid-dependent long-term depression in a nociceptive synapse requires coordinated presynaptic and postsynaptic transcription and translation.
    Authors: Yuan and Burrell
    J Neurosci  2013;33:4349
  11. Loss of neuron-astroglial interaction rapidly induces protective CNTF expression after stroke in mice.
    Authors: Kang Et al.
    J Neurosci  2012;32:9277
  12. Endothelial nitric oxide synthase enhancer reduces oxidative stress and restores endothelial function in db/db mice.
    Authors: Cheang Et al.
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun  2011;92:267
  13. MEF-2 regulates activity-dependent spine loss in striatopallidal medium spiny neurons.
    Authors: Tian Et al.
    Mol Cell Neurosci  2010;44:94
  14. Pharmacological and genetic accumulation of hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha enhances excitatory synaptic transmission in hippocampal neurons through the production of vascular endothelial growth factor.
    Authors: Huang Et al.
    J Neurosci  2010;30:6080
  15. Posttranscriptional regulation of angiotensin II type 1 receptor expression by glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase.
    Authors: Backlund Et al.
    Nucleic Acids Res  2009;37:2346
  16. Cyclooxygenase-2-derived prostaglandin F2alpha mediates endothelium-dependent contractions in the aortae of hamsters with increased impact during aging.
    Authors: Wong Et al.
    Circ Res  2009;104:228
  17. p100 increases AT1R expression through interaction with AT1R 3'-UTR.
    Authors: Paukku Et al.
    Nucleic Acids Res  2008;36:4474
  18. Heat shock protein 60 or 70 activates nitric-oxide synthase (NOS) I- and inhibits NOS II-associated signaling and depresses the mitochondrial apoptotic cascade during brain stem death.
    Authors: Chan Et al.
    Cell Cycle  2007;282:4585
  19. Histone deacetylase inhibitors enhance memory and synaptic plasticity via CREB:CBP-dependent transcriptional activation.
    Authors: Vecsey Et al.
    J Neurosci  2007;27:6128

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Mitochondrial bioenergetics measurements by reagent screen
By Anonymous on 03/15/2020
Application: Species: Mouse

0.3 μg/ml

PMID: 27978828

In vivo assay
By Anonymous on 01/07/2018
Application: Species: Human

I used in my experiment for muHL6b cells with 0.2 μg/ml actinomycin D final concentration.


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