Catalog Number: 4089
Chemical Name: 3'-[α-Amino-p-methoxyhydrocinnamamido]-3'-deoxy-N,N-dimethyladenosine dihydrochloride
Biological Activity
Protein synthesis inhibitor; leads to the premature release of polypeptide chains as polypeptidyl purine derivatives. Analog of the 3' end of aminoacyl-tRNA. Aminonucleoside antibiotic. Inhibits translation in both in vitro and in vivo systems. Also inhibits the transport of proteins into the mitochondria in vitro.
Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water and to 100 mM in DMSO
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  • Storage:
    Store at -20°C
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Background References
  1. Puromycin inhibits protein import into mitochondria by interfering with an intramitochondrial ATP-dependent reaction.
    Price and Verner
    Biochim.Biophys.Acta., 1993;1150:89
  2. Mechanism of puromycin action: fate of ribosomes after release of nascent polypeptide chains from polysomes.
    Azzam and Algranati
    Proc.Nat.Acad.Sci., 1973;70:3866

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    J Neurosci
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