A potent modulator of cell proliferation and differentiation. Activates protein phosphatase-1 (PP1) and -2A (PP2A), as well as ceramide-activated protein phosphatase (CAPP) in vitro.
|Storage||Desiccate at -20°C|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 341.53. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to solvent of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||2.93 mL||14.64 mL||29.28 mL|
|5 mM||0.59 mL||2.93 mL||5.86 mL|
|10 mM||0.29 mL||1.46 mL||2.93 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.29 mL||0.59 mL|
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Dobowsky and Hannun (1992) Ceramide stimulates a cytosolic protein phosphatase. J.Biol.Chem. 267 5048 PMID: 1312082
Kim et al (1991) Identification of sphingomyelin turnover as an effector mechanism for the action of tumor necrosis factor α and γ-interferon. J.Biol.Chem. 266 484 PMID: 1845977
Quintans et al (1994) Ceramide mediates the apoptotic response of WEHI 231 cells to anti-immunoglobulin, corticosteroids and irradiation. Biochem.Biophys.Res.Commun. 202 710 PMID: 8048941
Xie and Johnson (1997) Ceramide selectively decreases tau levels in differentiated PC12 cells through modulation of calpain I. J.Neurochem. 69 1020 PMID: 9282924
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1 Citation for Ceramide
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Ceramide include:
Samokhvalov et al (2015) PPARδ signaling mediates the cytotoxicity of DHA in H9c2 cells. Pharmacol Biochem Behav 232 44105 PMID: 25300478
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