Cytochalasin A from Drechslera dematioidea

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1 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Cytochalasin A reacts with sulfhydryls, and inhibits growth and glucose transport in Saccharomyces. Cytochalasin A is an oxidizing analog of cytochalsin B.

Other Notes

Oxidized analog of cytochalasin B.


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dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


UN 1544PSN1 6.1 / PGII

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