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Gliotoxin
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Chemical name: Gliotoxin
Synonyms: (3R,5aS,6S,10aR)-2,3,5a,6-Tetrahydro-6-hydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)-2-methyl-10H-3,10a-epidithiopyrazino[1,2-a]indole-1,4-dione
Impurity:
CAS Number: 67-99-2
Alternate CAS #: NA
Molecular form.: C₁₃H₁₄N₂O₄S₂
Appearance: White Solid
Melting Point: 181-183°C
Mol. Weight: 326.39
Storage: -20˚C Freezer
Solubility: Chloroform (Slightly), DMSO (Slightly)
Stability: No Data Available
Category: Heterocycles, Sulfur & Selenium Compounds
Boiling Point: No Data Available
Applications: Gliotoxin is a sulfur-containing mycotoxin produced by species of fungi and pathogens of humans. Gliotoxin exhibits inhibitory activities against histone H3K9 methyltransferase, a key enzyme in the regulation of transcriptional activity by writing epigenetic marks. Gliotoxin also exhibits immunosuppressive properties by causing apoptosis of cells of the immune system. In addition, various studies suggests Gliotoxin may also be a potential anti-inflammatory, antibiotic, antifungal and antiviral agent.
Dangerous Goods Info: Not a dangerous good if item is equal to or less than 1g/ml and there is less than 100g in the package
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