Nigericin sodium salt
Cat. No. 4312
Chemical Name: (2R)-2-[(2R,3S,6R)-6-[[(2S,4R,5R,7R
Biological ActivityPotassium ionophore, exchanges K+ for H+ across biological membranes, in a similar manner to Valinomycin (Cat. No. 3373). Stimulates mitochondral ATPase activity and disrupts membrane potential. Also acts as an ionophore for Pb2+ with no activity with other divalent cations. Antibiotic derived from Streptomyces hygroscopius.
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Certificate of Analysis / Safety Data Sheet
Hamidinia et al (2004) The ionophore Nigericin transports Pb2+ with high activity and selectivity: A comparison to Monensin and Ionomycin. Biochemistry. 43 15956. PMID: 15595852.
Eytan et al (1990) Energy-linked transhydrogenase: Effects of Valinomycin and Nigericin on the ATP-driven transhydrogenase reaction catalyzed by reconstituted transhydrogenase-ATPase vesicles. J.Biol.Chem. 22 12949.
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Lee et al (2016) Sulforaphane attenuates activation of NLRP3 and NLRC4 inflammasomes but not AIM2 inflammasome Cellular Immunology 306-307 53. PMID: 27423466.
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