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Brefeldin A

≥99% (HPLC and TLC), BioXtra, for molecular biology

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Synonym(s):
γ,4-Dihydroxy-2-(6-hydroxy-1-heptenyl)-4-cyclopentanecrotonic acid λ-lactone, Ascotoxin, BFA, Cyanein, Decumbin
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C16H24O4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
280.36
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
25191
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.52

biological source

Penicillium brefeldianum

Quality Level

grade

for molecular biology

product line

BioXtra

assay

≥99% (HPLC and TLC)

form

powder

mol wt

280.36

solubility

DMSO: 10 mg/mL (Store stock solutions at -20 °C)

antibiotic activity spectrum

neoplastics

mode of action

protein synthesis | interferes

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

C[C@H]1CCC\C=C\[C@@H]2C[C@H](O)C[C@H]2[C@H](O)\C=C\C(=O)O1

InChI

1S/C16H24O4/c1-11-5-3-2-4-6-12-9-13(17)10-14(12)15(18)7-8-16(19)20-11/h4,6-8,11-15,17-18H,2-3,5,9-10H2,1H3/b6-4+,8-7+/t11-,12+,13-,14+,15+/m0/s1

InChI key

KQNZDYYTLMIZCT-KQPMLPITSA-N

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General description

Brefeldin induces ADP-ribosylation of CtBP1/BARS protein that regulates the intracellular trafficking and movement of secretory proteins from endoplasmic reticulum to Golgi apparatus.
Chemical structure: macrolide

Application

Suitable for molecular biology studies of secretory proteins and mechanisms of intracellular transport

Biochem/physiol Actions

Brefeldin A (BFA) is a fungal metabolite which disrupts the structure and function of the Golgi apparatus. BFA is an activator of the sphingomyelin cycle. Brefeldin A-mediated apoptosis has been observed in human tumor cells.

Principle

Brefeldin is a fungal metabolite that disrupts protein secretion in eukaryotic cells by disrupting the Golgi apparatus. It does not affect the process of protein synthesis.

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Danger

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Oral

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

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