Technical Data
Biochemicals Storage: -20CShipping: Blue Ice
Ascomycin is a macrocyclic lactone closely related to fujimycin and rapamycin. It is isolated from several species in the genus Streptomyces and was first reported in 1988. Ascomycin exhibits limited potent antifungal activity but has found considerable utility as an immunosuppressant.

Ascomycin from Stretomyces hygroscopicus.

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Soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Limited water solubility.

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Lyophilized powder may be stored at -20C. Stable for 12 months at -20C. Reconstitute with DMSO. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.

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Purity: ~97% (HPLC)
Concentration: Not determined
Form: Supplied as a white powder.

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. Toxicity and Hazards:All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.