antimycin


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to antimycin: Oligomycin

antimycin

a poison that blocks the flow of electrons from cytochrome b to cytochrome c in the ELECTRON TRANSPORT SYSTEM (see Fig. 146 ).
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
In malignant cells, the results demonstrated that rhIGFBP-3 enhanced apoptosis induced by ceramide, antimycin A and the UV-mimetic 4 NQO between 50-200%.
Antimycin (40[micro]M) and actinomycin D (50[micro]M) were used as positive controls for plasma membrane integrity and cell volume, respectively.
Complex I was measured as the rotenone-sensitive decrease in NADH at 340 nm, complex II/III activity as the succinate-dependent antimycin A-sensitive reduction of cytochrome c at 550 nm and complex IV activity as the disappearance of reduced cytochrome c at 550 nm.
Antimycin A treatment alternative - designed to reduce the effects of a chemical treatment on "non-target" species, such as frogs, in and around Diamond Lake while maintaining the goal of a complete fish kill.
It is generally accepted that the mitochondrion is the major source of intracellular ROS, which is enhanced by electron transport inhibitors such as ischemiareperfusion, rotenone, antimycin A, and diphenyleneiodonium (46-48).
A23187, Malate, glutamate, Succinate, rotenone, dihydrorhodamine, rhodamine, nitrilotriacetic acid, antimycin, hematoxylin and eosin were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich, St.
2], potassium phosphate, KCN, potassium ferricyanide, sodium borohydride, antimycin A, rotenone, and succinic acid were purchased from Sigma.