Definition of Cycloheximide

1. Noun. an agricultural fungicide ¹



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Definition of Cycloheximide

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Cycloheximide

1. Antibiotic (MW 281) isolated from Streptomyces griseus. Blocks eukaryotic (but not prokaryotic) protein synthesis by preventing initiation and elongation on 80S ribosomes. Commonly used experimentally. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cycloheximide

cyclohexannulated
cyclohexannulation
cyclohexanol
cyclohexanol phthalate
cyclohexanols
cyclohexanone
cyclohexanone oxygenase
cyclohexanones
cyclohexaphane
cyclohexaphanes
cyclohexatriene
cyclohexene
cyclohexenes
cyclohexenone
cyclohexenones
cycloheximide (current term)
cycloheximides
cyclohexitol
cyclohexyl
cyclohexylallene
cyclohexylamine
cyclohexylamines
cyclohexylbenzene
cyclohexylideneacetyl-CoA hydratase
cyclohexyls
cyclohexylsulfamic acid
cycloid
cycloidal
cycloidal arch
cycloids

Literary usage of Cycloheximide

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Inhibition of Ovulation in Hamsters by the Protein Synthesis Inhibitors Diphtheria Toxin and cycloheximide (40639) JOHN J. ALLEY A,* PETER F. BONVENTRE,f ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... min) followed by c-fos mRNA accumulation (about 20-fold after a 1-h stimulation), which was superinduced when cells were pretreated with cycloheximide. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The amnesic effect produced by injecting cycloheximide 30 minutes before training is presented in Table 2. Compared to controls injected with saline (group ..."

4. Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury edited by Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan (2000)
"In the presence of cycloheximide, iNOS mRNA levels ¡n stimulated HAEC were decreased to 38 ± 3% of the control without protein synthesis inhibitor (Figure ..."

5. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"... Scutellum; Enzyme activity, cycloheximide; Protein synthesis inhibitors; ... with cycloheximide in the absence of nitrate had only a small effect on the ..."

6. Recognition & Management of Pesticide Poisoning by Donald P. Morgan (1989)
"cycloheximide is formulated as wettable powders, sometimes combined with other ... cycloheximide is a product of fungal culture, effective against fungal ..."

7. Molecular Neurobiology: Proceedings of the Second Nimh Conference by Steven Zalcman (1995)
"... primary cultures of chick myotubes to the translation inhibitors cycloheximide ... mRNA did not persist after the subsequent addition of cycloheximide. ..."

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