α-Galactosylceramide

(HB3751)

Product overview

  • Name
    α-Galactosylceramide
  • Short description
    Immunostimulant. Natural killer T cell stimulator.
  • Biological description
    Synthetic. Originally isolated from the marine sponge Angelas mauritianus. Immunostimulant. Potent stimulator of natural killer T (NKT) cells. Specific ligand of the lipid-binding MHC class I-like protein CD1d in human and mouse NKT cells. Protects against LPS-induced shock. Potent antitumor compound.
  • Purity
    >96%
  • Citations

Properties

  • Molecular Weight
    858.3
  • CAS Number
    158021-47-7
  • InChiKey
    LSUQVAFARUJTHS-ABBGRRHVSA-N
  • Appearance
    Off-white solid

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    +4°C
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

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