Technical Data
C2777-81
C16 Ceramide (N-Palmitoyl-D-Sphingosine, N-Hexadecanoyl-D-sphingosine, Palmitoyl Ceramide)
5mg
Biochemicals Storage: -20CShipping: RT
A predominant, rather hydrophobic natural ceramide. Activates a cytosolic serine/threonine protein phosphatase in T9 cells; induces EGF receptor phosphorylation in A-431 cells; stimulates ceramide-activated protein kinase.

Source:
Synthetic

Melting Point:
As reported

Solubility:
As reported


Method for Determining Identity:
Proton NMR (CDCl3) Spectroscopic and Mass Spectrometric analysis

TLC Conditions:
As reported

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at RT for short-term only. Long-term storage is recommended at -20C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap.

Important Notes:
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.

CAS Number:
24696-26-2

Molecular Formula:
C34H67NO3

Molecular Weight:
537.90
Source: Synthetic
Purity: ~90%
Form: As reported

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.
US Biological application reference: Brodie, M. et al., (2010) Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 182; 369-375.

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