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Aphidicolin | CAS No. 38966-21-1 | RNA/DNA Polymerase Inhibitors
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Description: DNA polymerase α, δ and ε inhibitor

Chemical Name: (3R,4R,4aR,6aS,8R,9R,11aS,11bS)-Tetradecahydro-3,9-dihydroxy-4,11b-dimethyl-8,11a-methano-11aH-cyclohepta[a]naphthalene-4,9-dimethanol

Purity: ≥98%

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Citations (1)

Biological Activity

Aphidicolin is a DNA polymerase α, δ and ε inhibitor. Exhibits selectivity over DNA polymerase β and γ. Antimitotic, antibiotic and antiviral.

Technical Data

Soluble to 25 mM in DMSO
Store at -20°C

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Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.

Background References

  1. Control of DNA replication and cell proliferation in eukaryotes by aphidicolin.
    Spadari et al.
    Toxicol.Pathol., 1984;12:143
  2. Antiviral effects of aphidicolin, a new antibiotic produced by Cephalosporium aphidicola.
    Bucknall et al.
    Antimicrob.Agents Chemother., 1973;4:294
  3. DNA polymerases α, δ, and ε: three distinct enzymes from HeLa cells.
    Syväoja et al.
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A., 1990;87:6664

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Citation for Aphidicolin

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  1. Genetic and Mechanical Regulation of Intestinal Smooth Muscle Development.
    Authors: Clifford J Et al.
    Cell  2019;179:90-105.e21


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