cytochalasin


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cytochalasin

 [si″to-kal´ah-sin]
any of a group of fungal metabolites that affect the motility of polymorphonuclear leukocytes.

cytochalasin

/cy·to·chal·a·sin/ (-kal´ah-sin) any of a group of fungal metabolites that interfere with the formation of microfilaments and thus disrupt cellular processes dependent on those filaments.

cytochalasin

any of a group of fungal metabolites that affect the motility of polymorphonuclear leukocytes.
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Treatment with cytochalasin B totally prevented glucose uptake by the inhibition of the glucose transporters, as expected.
Induced triploidy in the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas: Optimal treatments with cytochalasin B depend on temperature.
By treating stem cells--which can become fat or bone cells--with cytochalasin D the result was clear: the stem cells became bone cells.
Immediately after irradiation the lymphocytes were stimulated with 100 [micro]L phytohaemagglutinin (stock solution 1 mg/ mL; Sigma-Aldrich, USA), and 23 hours later 20 [micro]L cytochalasin B (stock solution of 1.
2004) isolated two phytotoxic compounds namely cytochalasin B and dihydrocytochalasins from culture filtrates of D.
Subsequently oocytes were washed three times and cultured in PZM3 with 10 g/ml of cytochalasin B (CB) and 10 g/ml of cycloheximide.
This response is disrupted if myosin II tension is blocked with blebbistatin, f-actin is disrupted with cytochalasin D, or the microtubules are disrupted with colchicine [40].
Cytochalasin B (6 ([micro]g/ml, Sigma, USA) was added after 44 h of culture to block cytokinesis, allowing identifying lymphocytes dividing in culture.
cytochalasin B, and pigment movements in ovarian and integumentary erythrophores of the prawn Palaemonetes vulgaris.
Patulin (clavicin, expansin) and Cytochalasin E are important mycotoxin produce by Aspergillus clavatus (Lopez- Diaz and Flannigan, 1997; Davis and Diener, 1987).
20 [micro]g/ml (Micro lab) and cytochalasin B (Sigma, USA) were used for this analysis.