cycloheximide mechanism

Levon Fendekian elf8365 at umoncton.ca
Mon Mar 10 21:37:32 EST 1997


Andrei.Zhukov at imm.ki.se (Andrei Zhukov) wrote:

> Does anybody know how exactly cycloheximide inhibits protein synthesis?
>Which enzyme or whatever does it act upon? I would very much appreciate
>an answer by e-mail and, if possible, some reference(s).
>
>Sincerely,
>
>Andrei Zhukov
>

Cyclohexamide blocks the eucaryotic protein synthesis, by inhibiting
the translocation process (binds to EF2).





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