Fermentek product code:
Mycelia sterilia (fungus)
White to Off-White powder
Purity by HPLC:
≥95% ; refer to CoA for more data
Purity By TLC:
≥98% ; refer to CoA for more data
Clear colorless solution at 2mg/ml of Methanol (slight heating), Clear colorless solution at 5mg/ml of DMSO (slight heating)
Names and identifiers:
- (2S,3R,4R,6E)-2-Amino-3,4-dihydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-14-oxo-6-eicosenoic acid
Fungal antibiotic, atypic amino acid, immunomodulator, serine palmitoyltransferase inhibitor, apoptosis inducer.
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Solubility ( literature ):
Myriocin is slightly soluble in DMSO, alcohols.Myriocin is insoluble in water and in most organic solvents.
- amino-acid antibiotic
- serine palmitoyltransferase inhibitor
Store in a freezer upon arrival, at -10°C to -25°C
Protect from moisture
Protect from light !
Use the original container to store the product.
Keep the lid tightly closed.
Avoid exposing to strong direct light.
Myriocin, a potent inhibitor of serine palmitoyltransferase,a (the 1st step in sphingosine biosynthesis), is used in biochemical research as a tool for depleting cells of sphingolipids. Myriocin is a potent immunosuppressor, reportedly 10 to 100 times stronger than cyclosporin.
For Research use only
Not for Human or Drug use
Not extracted from humans or animals
Refer to MSDS for further safety and handling instructions
Supply related information
Supply related comments:
Customs: Other Antibiotics-29419000
Shipped at ambient temperature
Transport safety: class 6.1 PG III
Toxicity oral mouse LD50