Technical Data
Cercosporin (NSC 153111)
Biochemicals Storage: 4C/-20CShipping: Blue Ice
Phytotoxin. Potent and specific PKC inhibitor. Competes for the phorbol binding site. Anticancer compound. Cytotoxic. Antiproliferative. Antiparasitic. Antimicrobial.

Storage and Stability:
Short-term Storage: +4C
Long-term Storage: -20C
Stable for at least 3 years after receipt when stored at -20C.

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Purity: >95% (HPLC)

Important Note: This 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.
Product Reference:
Light-induced production of singlet oxygen and superoxide by the fungal toxin, cercosporin: M.E. Daub & R.P. Hangarter; Plant Physiol. 73, 855 (1983)
Calphostin (UCN1028) and calphostin related compounds, a new class of specific and potent inhibitors of protein kinase C: T. Tamaoki, et al.; Adv. Second Messenger Phosphoprotein Res. 24, 497 (1990)
Structural investigation of protein kinase C inhibitors: D. Barak, et al.; J. Mol. Struct. 230, 419 (1991)
Cell surface redox potential as a mechanism of defense against photosensitizers in fungi: C.C. Sollod, et al.; Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 58, 444 (1992)
Cytotoxicity and antiproliferative effect of hypericin and derivatives after photosensitization: A.L. Vandenbogaerde, et al.; Photochem. Photobiol. 67, 119 (1998)
Design, synthesis, and investigation of protein kinase C inhibitors: total syntheses of (+)-calphostin D, (+)-phleichrome, cercosporin, and new photoactive perylenequinones: B.J. Morgan, et al.; JACS 131, 9413 (2009)
Chemical constituents of the new endophytic fungus Mycosphaerella sp. nov. and their anti-parasitic activity: E. Moreno, et al.; Nat. Prod. Commun. 6, 835 (2011)
Antiprotozoal and antimicrobial compounds from the plant pathogen Septoria pistaciarum: M. Kumarihamy, et al.; J. Nat. Prod. 75, 883 (2012)

Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.