Cytochalasin B or cytochalasin D ?
Herbert H. Winkler
herbertw at SUNGCG.USOUTHAL.EDU
Tue Jul 9 08:47:40 EST 1996
My recollection is that both inhibit the polymerization of the actin
microfiliaments of the cytoskeleton (and thus phagocytosis, etc). They do
not inhibit the microtubules. Cytochalasin B, but not D, also can inhibit
glucose transport across the plasma membrane. This side-effect can
Have a good day,
On Tue, 9 Jul 1996, Stephane Ory wrote:
> Does anyone know how act cytochalasin B and cytochalasin D and if
> there is a difference of action between these two forms ?
> Thanks in advance
> Stephane Ory
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