Cat. No. 1101
Alternative Name: Ciclosporin A
Biological ActivityImmunosuppressant; inhibits phosphatase activity of calcineurin (IC50 = 5 nM). Also inhibits formation and opening of the mitochondrial permeability transition pore (MPTP).
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Yan et al (2009) Cyclosporin-A potently induces highly cardiogenic progenitors from embryonic stem cells. BiochemsBiophys.Res.Commun. 379 115. PMID: 19094963.
Nakata et al (1998) Evidence that cyclosporin A and dexamethasone inhibit allergic airway inflammation via suppression of interleukin-5 synthesis by T cells. Br.J.Pharmacol. 124 1425. PMID: 9723954.
Brookemeier and Pfeiffer (1995) Inhibition of the mitochondrial permeability transition pore by cyclosporin A during long time frame experiments: relationship between pore opening and the activity of mitochondrial phospholipases. Biochemistry 34 16440. PMID: 8845372.
Fruman et al (1992) Calcineurin phosphatase activity in T lymphocytes is inhibited by FK 506 and cyclosporin A. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A. 89 3686. PMID: 1373887.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Cyclosporin A include:
Piccart et al (2015) Neurotensin Induces Presynaptic Depression of D2 Dopamine Autoreceptor-Mediated Neurotransmission in Midbrain Dopaminergic Neurons. J Neurosci 35 11144. PMID: 26245975.
Yu et al (2014) Differential effects of the Toll-like receptor 2 agonists, PGN and Pam3CSK4 on anti-IgE induced human mast cell activation. PLoS One 9 e112989. PMID: 25398056.
Gross et al (2013) Roles of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) and mitochondrial permeability transition pore (MPTP) in epoxyeicosatrienoic acid (EET)-induced cardioprotection against infarction in intact rat hearts. J Mol Cell Cardiol 59 20. PMID: 23419451.
Pont et al (2012) Oxytocin-stimulated NFAT transcriptional activation in human myometrial cells. Mol.Endocrinol. 26 1743. PMID: 22902539.
George et al (2011) Calcium-dependent phosphorylation regulates neuronal stability and plasticity in a highly precise pacemaker nucleus. J Neurophysiol 106 319. PMID: 21525377.
Li and Burrell (2011) Associative, bidirectional changes in neural signaling utilizing NMDA receptor- and endocannabinoid-dependent mechanisms. Learn Mem 18 545. PMID: 21844187.
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