hh Cytochalasin B (CAS 14930-96-2): R&D Systems
Catalog Number: 5474
Chemical Name: (3E,5R,9R,11E,12aS,13S,15S,15aS,16S,18aS)-6,7,8,9,10,12a,13,14,15,15a,16,17-Dodecahydro-5,13-dihydroxy-9,15-dimethyl-14-methylene-16-(phenylmethyl)-2H-oxacyclotetradecino[2,3-d]isoindole-2,18(5H)-dione
Biological Activity
Inhibitor of actin polymerization. Inhibits cell division, migration and glucose transport. Causes G2/M cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in HCT-116 colorectal carcinoma cells. Cell permeable.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    479.61
  • Formula:
    C29H37NO5
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 10 mM in DMSO with gentle warming and to 20 mM in ethanol
  • Purity:
    >98%
  • Storage:
    Store at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    14930-96-2
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Cytochalasin B may shorten actin filaments by a mechanism independent of barbed end capping.
    Theodoropoulos et al.
    Biochem.Pharmacol., 1994;47:1875
  2. Compartmentalization of transport and phosphorylation of glucose in a hepatoma cell line.
    Whitesell et al.
    Biochem.J., 2005;386:245
  3. Changes in subcellular localization of visfatin in human colorectal HCT-116 carcinoma cell line after cytochalasin B treatment.
    Buldak et al.
    Eur.J.Histochem., 2014;58:2408

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