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Okadaic Acid Sodium Salt


Product overview

  • Name
    Okadaic Acid Sodium Salt
  • Short description
    Water soluble, potent protein phosphatase 1 and 2A inhibitor
  • Biological description
    Water soluble. Potent protein phosphatase 1 (PP1) and 2A (PP2A) inhibitor (IC50 values are 3 and 0.2-1 nM). Found in the black sponge Halichondria okadai. Mimics effects of insulin on glucose transport in adipocytes. Displays tumour promoting properties.
  • Biological action
  • Purity
  • Citations


  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    Okadaic Acid Sodium Salt  [209266-80-8]
  • Molecular Formula
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  • PubChem identifier

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Solubility overview
    soluble in DMSO (1mg/ml) or 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 Okadaic Acid Sodium Salt

  • Okadaic acid: a new probe for the study of cellular regulation.

    Cohen P et al (1990) Trends Biochem Sci 15(3) : 98-102.
    PubMedID: 2158158
  • Inhibitory effect of a marine-sponge toxin, okadaic acid, on protein phosphatases. Specificity and kinetics.

    Bialojan C et al (1988) Biochem J 256(1) : 283-90.
    PubMedID: 2851982
  • Effects of the tumour promoter okadaic acid on intracellular protein phosphorylation and metabolism.

    Haystead TA et al (1989) Nature 337(6202) : 78-81.
    PubMedID: 2562908
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