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Tunicamycin is a mixture of homologuous nucleoside antibiotics. It is useful in glycoprotein research. It is an inhibitor of N-linked glycosylation and the formation of N-glycosidic protein-carbohydrate linkages. It causes the arrest cell cycle in late G1.
Catalog #T9180
Melting PointAs reported
Soluble in DMSO and methanol. Colorless, clear, complete (50mg/ml in DMSO; 5mg/ml in methanol).
Extinction Coefficient-1%~114% (260nM, methanol)
StoragePowder may be stored at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap.
Warning! Toxic. May be Carcinogenic. Wear gloves/mask when handling product. Avoid contact by all modes of exposure.
CAS Number11089659
Molecular FormulaC39H64N4O16
Molecular Weight840D
SourceStreptomyces Iysosuperficus
FormSupplied as an off-white powder
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.
Alternate namesStreptomyces Iysosuperficus

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