Immunosuppressive agent with antiviral and antitumor effects in vitro and in vivo. Potently inhibits inosine monophosphate dehydrogenase, thus inhibiting de novo GTP synthesis leading to decreased RNA and DNA synthesis. Reversibly inhibits proliferation of T and B lymphocytes and antibody formation.
|Storage||Store at RT|
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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 320.34. 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||3.12 mL||15.61 mL||31.22 mL|
|5 mM||0.62 mL||3.12 mL||6.24 mL|
|10 mM||0.31 mL||1.56 mL||3.12 mL|
|50 mM||0.06 mL||0.31 mL||0.62 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Allison et al (1993) Mechanisms of action of mycophenolic acid. Ann.N.Y.Acad.Sci. 696 63 PMID: 7906496
Chapman et al (1997) Distinct inhibitory effects of spinal endomorphin-1 and endomorphin-2 on evoked dorsal horn neuronal responses in the rat. Br.J.Pharmacol. 122 1537 PMID: 9422796
Eugui et al (1991) Lymphocyte-selective cytostatic and immunosuppressive effects of mycophenolic acid in vitro: role of deoxyguanosine nucleotide depeletion. Scand.J.Immunol. 33 161 PMID: 1826793
Goldberg et al (1998) Pharmacological characterization of endomorphin-1 and endomorphin-2 in mouse brain. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 286 1007 PMID: 9694962
Senda et al (1995) Mycophenolic acid, an inhibitor of IMP dehydrogenase that is also an immunosuppressive agent, suppresses the cytokine-induced nitric oxide production in mouse and rat vascular endothelial cells. Transplantation 60 1143 PMID: 7482723
Zadina et al (1997) A potent and selective endogenous agonist for the μ-opiate receptor. Nature 386 499 PMID: 9087409
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1 Citation for Mycophenolic acid
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Gomez et al (2015) Neurogenin 3 Expressing Cells in the Human Exocrine Pancreas Have the Capacity for Endocrine Cell Fate. PLoS One 10 e0133862 PMID: 26288179
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