what is cycloheximide's mechanism?
y.k.y at lycos.com
Sat Mar 17 15:17:45 EST 2001
"cycloheximide -- inhibits the peptidyl transferase activity of the 60S
ribosomal subunit (in eukaryotes)."
-- p903,"Antibiotics induce miscoding and block peptide-bond formation
and translocation", Biochemistry, 4th Ed, Lubery Stryer (1995)
hope this helps =)
> we know that cycloheximide will inhibit protein sythesis,
> then affect our memory,but what is its detailed mechanism?
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