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C8 Ceramide (N-Octanoylsphingosine)


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A biologically active, cell permeable, but nonphysiologic ceramide analog. It induces phosphorylation on Thr-669 in A-431 cells by stimulation of ceramide-activated protein kinase. It stimulates IL-2 secretion and induces apoptosis.
Catalog #C2777-76
Melting Point 68-70°C
Solubility Dichloromethane, Ethyl Acetate, Methanol
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at RT for short-term only. Long-term storage is recommended at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap.
Molecular FormulaC26H51NO3
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate namesN-Octanoylsphingosine

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