Mode of action and Anti-microbial spectrum Rapamycin, a macrocyclic triene antibiotic, possesses immunosuppressant, anti-proliferative, and anti-cancer activity. Inhibition by rapamycin results in cell cycle arrest in G1. Rapamycin also has been shown to have a role in life span extension in mice.
Soluble in DMSO or Ethanol
PubChem Chemical ID: 5284616
- Synomyms: Rapamune; Sirolimus; (-)-Rapamycin; Rapamycin from Streptomyces hygroscopicus
- CAS#: 53123-88-9
- Molecular Formula: C51H79NO13
- Molecular Weight: 914.17 g/mol