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A group of substances derived from molds that disaggregate the microfilaments of the cell and interfere with the division of cytoplasm, inhibit cell movement, and cause extrusion of the nucleus; used for investigations in cell biology.
[cyto- + G. chalasis, a relaxing]
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TLC studies showed that the solid was an impure cytochalasin.
The solid was recrystallised from acetone to give cytochalasin [C.
Table 1: 1H and 13C NMR data of cytochalasin C [[delta].
A search through literature [11] revealed that this compound was cytochalasin C (1).
05 which differentiates cytochalasin C from others such as S, G, H, [N.
5]N) indicated a close similarity between this compound and cytochalasin C.
Six known compounds, cytochalasin J, dechlorogriseofulvin, demethylharzianic-acid, griseofulvin, harzianic acid and 2-hexylidene-3-methyl-succinic acid were identified from a rapid dereplication technique for fungal metabolites using an in-house UV library.
1995) and the plant growth regulator cytochalasin H (Wells et al.
This peak matched with a known compound, cytochalasin J in the HPLC/[R.