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.
|Storage||Store 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 654.83. 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||1.53 mL||7.64 mL||15.27 mL|
|5 mM||0.31 mL||1.53 mL||3.05 mL|
|10 mM||0.15 mL||0.76 mL||1.53 mL|
|50 mM||0.03 mL||0.15 mL||0.31 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
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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