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A5156 Sigma-Aldrich

Actinomycin D–Mannitol

lyophilized powder

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Properties

Related Categories A - K, Antibacterial, Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics by Application,
Quality Level   200
biological source   Streptomyces sp.
form   lyophilized powder
color   yellow to orange
solubility   H2O: 20 mg/mL
Mode of action   DNA synthesis | interferes
antibiotic activity spectrum   neoplastics
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   OC[C@@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H](O)CO.CC(C)[C@H]1NC(=O)[C@@H](NC(=O)c2ccc(C)c3OC4=CC(=O)C(N)=C(C(=O)N[C@H]5[C@@H](C)OC(=O)[C@H](C(C)C)N(C)C(=O)CN(C)C(=O)[C@@H]6CCCN6C(=O)[C@H](NC5=O)C(C)C)C4=Nc23)[C@@H](C)OC(=O)[C@H](C(C)C)N(C)C(=O)CN(C)C(=O)[C@@H]7CCCN7C1=O
InChI   1S/C61H84N12O16.C6H14O6/c1-27(2)43-58(83)72-22-16-18-35(72)56(81)68(12)25-39(75)70(14)49(29(5)6)60(85)87-32(10)45(54(79)64-43)66-52(77)34-21-20-31(9)51-47(34)63-48-38(89-51)24-37(74)42(62)41(48)53(78)67-46-33(11)88-61(86)50(30(7)8)71(15)40(76)26-69(13)57(82)36-19-17-23-73(36)59(84)44(28(3)4)65-55(46)80;7-1-3(9)5(11)6(12)4(10)2-8/h20-21,24,27-30,32-33,35-36,43-46,49-50H,16-19,22-23,25-26,62H2,1-15H3,(H,64,79)(H,65,80)(H,66,77)(H,67,78);3-12H,1-2H2/t32-,33-,35+,36+,43-,44-,45+,46+,49+,50+;3-,4-,5-,6-/m11/s1
InChI key   AURFRHZIDSMTRK-CSXPNASWSA-N

Description

General description

Chemical structure: peptide

Application

Actinomycin D is used as a selection agent and is used in banding techniques to differentiate between different regions of chromosomes. Actinomycin induces apoptosis and is used as a potent antitumor agent .

Packaging

1 vial in serum bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

An antineoplastic antibiotic that inhibits cell proliferation by forming a stable complex with DNA and blocking the movement of RNA polymerase which interferes with DNA-dependent RNA synthesis. Induces apoptosis. Potent antitumor agent. For cell culture applications, actinomycin D is used as a selection agent and in banding techniques to differentiate between different regions of chromosomes.
Actinomycin D is an antineoplastic antibiotic that inhibits cell proliferation by forming a stable complex with DNA and blocking the movement of RNA polymerase which interferes with DNA-dependent RNA synthesis. Induces apoptosis. Potent antitumor agent.

An antineoplastic antibiotic that inhibits cell proliferation by forming a stable complex with DNA and blocking the movement of RNA polymerase which interferes with DNA-dependent RNA synthesis. Induces apoptosis. Potent antitumor agent. For cell culture applications, actinomycin D is used as a selection agent and is used in banding techniques to differentiate between different regions of chromosomes.

Components

1 mg actinomycin D and 49 mg mannitol per vial

Other Notes

The powder is hygroscopic and sensitive to light.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2811 6.1 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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