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Anisomycin, also known as flagecidin is an antibiotic produced by "Streptomyces griseolus" which inhibits protein synthesis. Partial inhibition of DNA synthesis occurs at anisomycin concentrations that effect 95% inhibition of protein synthesis. [ pathways.

Anisomycin is inactive against bacteria.


Anisomycin interferes with protein and DNA synthesis by inhibiting peptidyl transferase or the 80S ribosome system.

Anisomycin is also mentioned as a potential psychiatric drug, as it may inhibit the consolidation of new context-specific long-term memories.". [cite journal |author=Barrientos RM, O'Reilly RC, Rudy JW |title=Memory for context is impaired by injecting anisomycin into dorsal hippocampus following context exploration |journal=Behav. Brain Res. |volume=134 |issue=1-2 |pages=299–306 |date=2002 Aug 21 |pmid=12191817 |doi=10.1016/S0166-4328(02)00045-1]

Injection of anisomycin into the hippocampus has been proposed for selective removal of memories. [ cite journal |author=Wang SH, Ostlund SB, Nader K, Balleine BW |title=Consolidation and reconsolidation of incentive learning in the amygdala |journal=J. Neurosci. |volume=25 |issue=4 |pages=830–5 |year=2005 |pmid=15673662 |doi=10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4716-04.2005 [ Free text] ]

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