Nigericin sodium salt
Potassium 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.
|Storage||Store at -20°C|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 746.94. 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||1.34 mL||6.69 mL||13.39 mL|
|5 mM||0.27 mL||1.34 mL||2.68 mL|
|10 mM||0.13 mL||0.67 mL||1.34 mL|
|50 mM||0.03 mL||0.13 mL||0.27 mL|
References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
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 PMID:
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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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