Chemical Name: (2E,5S,6R,7S,9R,10E,12E,15R,16Z,18E)-19-[(2S,3S)-3,6-Dihydro-3-methyl-6-oxo-2H-pyran-2-yl]-17-ethyl-6-hydroxy-3,5,7,9,11,15-hexamethyl-8-oxo-2,10,12,16,18-nonadecapentaenoic acid
Biological ActivityAntifungal antibiotic that is an inhibitor of the nuclear export of proteins; acts by binding directly to and inhibiting CRM1/exportin-1. Inhibits the nuclear export of the HIV regulatory protein Rev and stabilizes p53. Antitumor in vitro and in vivo.
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In vivo and in vitro anticancer activity of the structurally novel and highly potent antibiotic CI 940 and its hydroxy analog (PD 114,721).
Roberts et al.
Cancer Chemother.Pharmacol., 1986;16:95
Leptomycin B is an inhibitor of nuclear export: inhibition of nucleocytoplasmic translocation of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) Rev protein and Rev-dependent mRNA.
Wolff et al.
Nuclear export is required for degradation of endogenous p53 by MDM2 and human papillomavirus E6.
Freedman and Levine
Leptomycin B inhibition of signal-mediated nuclear export by direct binding to CRM1.
Kudo et al.
Exp.Cell Res., 1998;242:540
Citations for Leptomycin B
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Naproxen Exhibits Broad Anti-influenza Virus Activity in Mice by Impeding Viral Nucleoprotein Nuclear Export.
Authors: Zheng Et al.
Cell Rep 2019;27:1875
Characterization of the nucleocytoplasmic shuttle of the matrix protein of influenza B virus.
Authors: Cao Et al.
J Virol 2014;88:7464
Proteasomal degradation of herpes simplex virus capsids in macrophages releases DNA to the cytosol for recognition by DNA sensors.
Authors: Horan Et al.
J Immunol 2013;190:2311
A nuclear export signal in the matrix protein of Influenza A virus is required for efficient virus replication.
Authors: Cao Et al.
J Virol 2012;86:4883
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