National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Cycloheximide - M20334

 

CASRN: 66-81-9

Formula: C15-H23-N-O4

Synonyms/Common Names

  • (1S-(1alpha(S*),3alpha,5beta))-4-(2-(3,5-dimethyl-2-oxo-cyclohexyl))-2-hydroxyethyl-2,6-piperidinedione

Known Uses

Fungicide, protein synthesis inhibitor, investigated as rodent repellent, medication, plant growth regulator obtained from streptomycin-producing fungus (Merck 1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (881270)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Negative 
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