L-threo-Sphingosine C-18


Product overview

  • Name
    L-threo-Sphingosine C-18
  • Short description
    PKC inhibitor
  • Biological description
    Protein kinase C (PKC) inhibitor. D-erythro-sphingosine analog.
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  • Biological action
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  • Chemical name
  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    L-threo-Sphingosine C-18  [25695-95-8]
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Storing and Using Your Product

  • Solubility overview
    soluble in ethanol
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

References for L-threo-Sphingosine C-18

  • Sphingolipid biosynthesis in cultured neurons. Down-regulation of serine palmitoyltransferase by sphingoid bases.

    Mandon EC et al (1991) Eur J Biochem 198(3) : 667-74.
    PubMedID: 1646717
  • Structural requirements for long-chain (sphingoid) base inhibition of protein kinase C in vitro and for the cellular effects of these compounds.

    Merrill AH Jr et al (1989) Biochemistry 28(8) : 3138-45.
    PubMedID: 2742830

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