Chemical Name: (3S,4R,5S,8R,9E,12S,14S,15R,16S,18R,19R,26aS)-8-Ethyl-5,6,8,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,24,25,26,26a-hexadecahydro-5,19-dihydroxy-3-[(1E)-2-[(1R,3R,4R)-4-hydroxy-3-methoxycyclohexyl]-1-methylethenyl]-14,16-dimethoxy-4,10,12,18-tetramethyl-15,19-epoxy-3H-pyrido[2,1-c][1,4]oxaazacyclotricosine-1,7,20,21(4H,23H)tetrone
Biological ActivityAnalog of FK 506 (Cat. No. 3631); binds to FK 506-binding protein 12 (FKBP12) in order to inhibit calcineurin phosphatase activity (IC50 = 49 nM) and activation of nuclear factor of activated T cells (NFAT). Displays antifungal and immunosuppressive activities.
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Characterization of methyltransferase and hydroxylase genes involved in the biosynthesis of the immunosuppressants FK506 and FK520.
Motamedi et al.
Secretion of FK506/FK520 and rapamycin by Streptomyces inhibits the growth of competing Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Cryptococcus neoformans.
Arndt et al.
Genetically engineered analogs of ascomycin for nerve regeneration.
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FR-900520 and FR-900523, novel immunosuppressants isolated from a Streptomyces. II. Fermentation, isolation and physicochemical and biological characteristics.
Hatanaka et al.
J.Antibiot (Tokyo)., 1988;41:1593
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