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Okadaic acid

Cat. No. 1136

Okadaic acid C44H68O13 [78111-17-8]

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Chemical Name: 9,10-Deepithio-9,10-didehydroacanthifolicin

Biological Activity

Potent inhibitor of protein phosphatase 1 (IC50 = 3 nM) and protein phosphatase 2A (IC50 = 0.2-1 nM). Displays > 100,000,000-fold selectivity over PP2B and PP2C. Tumor promotor. Shown to activate atypical protein kinase C in adipocytes.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
805.01
Formula:
C44H68O13
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO
Storage:
Desiccate at -20°C
CAS No:
78111-17-8

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References

Merck Index 12 6958.

Haystead et al (1989) Effects of the tumour promotor okadaic acid on intracellular protein phosphorylation and metabolism. Nature 337 78. PMID: 2562908.

Cohen et al (1990) Okadaic acid: a new probe for the study of cellular regulation. TiBS 15 98. PMID: 2158158.

Nuydens et al (1998) Okadaic acid-induced apoptosis in neuronal cells: evidence for an abortive mitotic attempt. J.Neurochem. 70 1124. PMID: 9489733.

Standaert et al (1999) Okadaic acid activates atypical protein kinase C (ζ/λ) in rat and 3T3/L1 adipocytes. J.Biol.Chem. 274 14074. PMID: 10318822.

McCluskey et al (2002) Serine-threonine protein phosphatase inhibitors: development of therapeutic strategies. J.Med.Chem. 45 1151. PMID: 11881984.

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