Cat. No. 1231
Chemical Name: 1,6,7,8,9,11aβ,12,13,14,14αa-Decahydr
Biological ActivityReversible inhibitor of protein translocation from the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) to the Golgi apparatus. Blocks binding of ADP-ribosylation factor to the Golgi apparatus and inhibits GDP-GTP exchange. Can be used to induce autophagy in mammalian cells. Also enhances CRISPR-mediated homology-directed repair (HDR) efficiency ~2-fold when applied at 100 nM, in human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs).
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Yu et al (2015) Small molecules enhance CRISPR genome editing in pluripotent stem cells. Cell Stem Cell 16 142. PMID: 25658371.
Ding et al (2007) Differential effects of endoplasmic reticulum stress-induced autophagy on cell survival. J.Biol.Chem. 282 4702. PMID: 17135238.
Morinaga et al (1996) Isolation of a brefeldin A-inhibited guanine nucleotide-exchange protein for ADP ribosylation factor (ARF)1 and ARF3 that contains a Sec7-like domain. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 93 12856. PMID: 8917509.
Tsai et al (1994) Identification of a brefeldin A-insensitive guanine nucleotide-exchange protein for ADP-ribosylation factor in bovine brain. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 91 3063. PMID: 8159707.
Ktistakis et al (1992) Action of brefeldin A blocked by activation of a pertussis-toxin-sensitive G protein. Nature 356 344. PMID: 1549178.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Brefeldin A include:
Halff et al (2014) A novel mechanism for nicotinic potentiation of glutamatergic synapses. J Neurosci 34 2051. PMID: 24501347.
Grassin-Delyle et al (2013) The expression and relaxant effect of bitter taste receptors in human bronchi. Respir Res 14 134. PMID: 24266887.
Jing et al (2011) Concerted actions of NHERF2 and WNK4 in regulating TRPV5. J Neurosci 404 979. PMID: 21187068.
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