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93755 Sigma-Aldrich

Tunicamycin from Streptomyces sp.

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Description

General description

mixture of homologous tunicamycins, which differ in the aliphatic side chain

Other Notes

Glucosamine containing antibiotic with cell-surface altering properties, enhances the antiviral and antigrowth effects of interferon; Many important biochemical functions are inhibited by tunicamycin, such as glycoprotein biosynthesis in yeast; The synthesis of polyisoprenol sugars in bacteria

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Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS06  GHS06
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3462 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
YO7980200

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Inhibition of Cell Wall Biosynthesis by Antibiotics

Antibiotics are molecules that specifically target and kill cells. The term antibiotic is frequently used interchangeably with the word antibacterial, but antiviral, antifungal and antineoplastic com...
BioFiles 2006, 1.4, 7.
Keywords: Antibiotics, Antifungals, Antivirals, Building blocks, Glycosylations, Metabolism

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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