Chemical Name: (3R,4S,6S,8S,10R,12R,14R,16S,17E,19E,21E,23E,25E,27S,28R)-4,6,8,10,12,14,16,27-Octahydroxy-3-[(1R)-1-hydroxyhexyl]-17,28-dimethyloxacyclooctacosa-17,19,21,23,25-pentaen-2-one
Biological ActivityFilipin III is a polyene antibiotic. Binds sterols in fungal membranes. Also inhibits formation of the pathological form of prion protein (PrP-res) from the normal membrane-bound (PrP-sen) form. Also fluorescent cholesterol stain.
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Automated microscopy screening for compounds that partially revert cholesterol accumulation in Niemann-Pick C cells.
Pipalia et al.
J.Lipid Res., 2006;47:284
Absorption and fluorescence spectra of polyene antibiotics in the presence of cholesterol.
Castanho et al.
Filipin prevents pathological prion protein accumulation by reducing endocytosis and inducing cellular PrP release.
Marella et al.
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