Filipin III

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Description: Fluorescent cholesterol stain; also polyene antibiotic
Chemical Name: (3R,4S,6S,8S,10R,12R,14R,16S,17E,19E,21E,23E,25E,27S,28R)-4,6,8,10,12,14,16,27-Octahydroxy-3-[(1R)-1-hydroxyhexyl]-17,28-dimethyloxacyclooctacosa-17,19,21,23,25-pentaen-2-one
Purity: ≥90% (HPLC)
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Biological Activity for Filipin III

Filipin III is a polyene antibiotic. Binds sterols in fungal membranes. Also inhibits formation of the pathological form of prion protein (PrP-res) from the normal membrane-bound (PrP-sen) form. Also fluorescent cholesterol stain.

Technical Data for Filipin III

M. Wt 654.83
Formula C35H58O11
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥90% (HPLC)
CAS Number 480-49-9
PubChem ID 6433553
Smiles C[C@@H](O1)[C@@H](O)/C=C/C=C/C=C/C=C/C=C(C)/[C@@H](O)C[C@H](O)C[C@H](O)C[C@H](O)C[C@H](O)C[C@H](O)C[C@H](O)[C@]([C@H](O)CCCCC)([H])C1=O

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Solubility Data for Filipin III

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 3.27 5

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 654.83. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.05 mM 30.54 mL 152.71 mL 305.42 mL
0.25 mM 6.11 mL 30.54 mL 61.08 mL
0.5 mM 3.05 mL 15.27 mL 30.54 mL
2.5 mM 0.61 mL 3.05 mL 6.11 mL

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Product Datasheets for Filipin III

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References for Filipin III

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Castanho et al (1992) Absorption and fluorescence spectra of polyene antibiotics in the presence of cholesterol. J.Biol.Chem. 267 204 PMID: 1730589

Marella et al (2002) Filipin prevents pathological prion protein accumulation by reducing endocytosis and inducing cellular PrP release. J.Biol.Chem. 277 25457 PMID: 11994310

Pipalia et al (2006) Automated microscopy screening for compounds that partially revert cholesterol accumulation in Niemann-Pick C cells. J.Lipid Res. 47 284 PMID: 16288097

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Staining for intracellular cholesterol.
By Anonymous on 06/13/2019
Assay Type: In Vitro
Species: Mouse
Cell Line/Tissue: MEF

Fix the cells with 4% PFA for 15 min at room temperature; permeabilisation not required; incubate the cells with 0.5 mg/mL Fillipin in 3% BSA for 4 h at room temperature; mount the coverslips with DAPI-free moviol. Excite the cells with 405 nm laser, and collect signals at 410-500 nm.

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