Technical Data
Skyrin (Rhodophyscin, Endothianin)
Biochemicals Storage: 4C/-20CShipping: Blue Ice
Non-peptidic anti-diabetic agent. Receptor-selective glucagon antagonist. Free radical species (.OH, R.) and singlet oxygen (1O2) scavenger. Mycotoxin. Cytotoxic. Antioxidant.

Storage and Stability:
Short-term Storage: +4C
Long-term Storage: -20C
Stable for at least 2 years after receipt when stored at -20C.

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Purity: >97% (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:
Effects of skyrin, a receptor-selective glucagon antagonist, in rat and human hepatocytes: J.C. Parker, et al.; Diabetes 49, 2079 (2000)
Antioxidant and scavenging activity of skyrin on free radical and some reactive oxygen species: F. Vargas, et al.; Avances en Quimica 3, 7 (2008)
The bioactive metabolites of the mangrove endophytic fungus Talaromyces sp. ZH-154 isolated from Kandelia candel (L.) Druce: F. Liu, et al.; Planta Med. 76, 185 (2010)
A comparative study on cytotoxicities and biochemical properties of anthraquinone mycotoxins emodin and skyrin from Penicillium islandicum Sopp: K. Kawai, et al.; Toxicol. Lett. 20, 155 (1984)

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