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Okadaic Acid


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Okadaic Acid, a marine toxin, polyether derivative produced by dinoflagellates, is a potent, cell-permeable, specific inhibitor of PP-1 and PP-2 serine/threonine-speci c protein phosphatases in a variety of cell types.
Catalog #O5800-01
Storage and StabilityLight Sensitive. Store at -20°C. Stable as a powder for at least 12 months. Stable as a liquid for 6 months.
Warning This product is a tumor promoter. Read the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) prior to rehydration and use. Initial rehydration of the product should be performed under a chemical fume hood using extreme caution.
CAS Number78111-17-8
Molecular FormulaC44H68O13
Molecular Weight805
SourceProrocentrum concavum
Purity98% (HPLC)
FormSupplied as a lyophilized powder. Soluble in DMSO, 100% ethanol or 100% methanol at 1mg/ml. Use only fresh solutions.
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.
Alternate names9,10-Deepithio-9,10-didehydroacanthifolicin, halochondrine A

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