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Biochemicals Storage: 4C/-20CShipping: Blue Ice
Intracellular Ca2+ signaling probe. Specific and sensitive inhibitor of SERCA. Non-TPA/PMA tumor promoter. Histamine release inducer. Apoptosis inducer. Mitochondrial dysfunction inducer. NOS modulator. Angiogenesis inhibitor. Stimulator of arachidonic acid metabolism in macrophages. Autophagy inducer.

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: >98% (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.
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A tool coming of age: thapsigargin as an inhibitor of sarco-endoplasmic reticulum Ca(2+)-ATPases: M. Treiman, et al.; Trends Pharmacol. Sci. 19,131 (1998)
Inhibition of the sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ transport ATPase by thapsigargin at subnanomolar concentrations: Y. Sagara, & G. Inesi; J. Biol. Chem. 266, 13503 (1991)
Thapsigargin, a histamine secretagogue, is a non-12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA) type tumor promoter in two-stage mouse skin carcinogenesis: H. Hakii, et al., J. Cancer. Res. Clin. Oncol. 111, 177 (1986)
On the mechanism of histamine release induced by thapsigargin from Thapsia garganica L: S.A. Patkar, et al.; Agents Actions 9, 53 (1979)
Thapsigargin, a Ca(2+)-ATPase inhibitor, depletes the intracellular Ca2+ pool and induces apoptosis in human hepatoma cells: A. Tsukamoto & Y. Kaneko; Cell Biol. Int. 17, 969 (1993)
Thapsigargin induces mitochondrial dysfunction and apoptosis in the mastocytoma P815 cell line and in mouse thymocytes: J.P. Beaver & P. Waring; Cell Death Differ. 3, 415 (1996)
Thapsigargin induces a calmodulin/calcineurin-dependent apoptotic cascade responsible for the death of prostatic cancer cells: B. Tombal, et al.; Prostate 43, 303 (2000)
Thapsigargin induces biphasic fragmentation of mitochondria through calcium-mediated mitochondrial fission and apoptosis: J.R. Hom, et al.; J. Cell Physiol. 212, 498 (2007)
Thapsigargin, a Ca(2+)-ATPase inhibitor, relaxes rat aorta via nitric oxide formation: H. Moritoki, et al.; Life Sci. 54, PL153 (1994)
Thapsigargin inhibits angiogenesis in the rat isolated aorta: studies on the role of intracellular calcium pools: N. Shukla, et al.; Cardiovasc. Res. 49, 681 (2001)
Stimulation of arachidonic acid metabolism in rat peritoneal macrophages by thapsigargin, a non-(12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate) (TPA)-type tumor promoter: K. Ohuchi, et al.; Cancer Res. Clin. Oncol. 113, 319 (1987)
Regulation of autophagy by the inositol trisphosphate receptor: A. Criollo, et al.; Cell Death Differ. 14, 1029 (2007)
AMPK-independent induction of autophagy by cytosolic Ca2+ increase: A. Grotemeier, et al.; Cell. Signal. 22, 914 (2010)

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