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Filipin (from Streptomyces filipinensis)

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08707-50 50 mg
$566.00
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08707-100 100 mg
$1,100.00
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Description

Filipin is highly fluorescent and binds specifically to cholesterol. It is widely used a widely used as a histochemical fluorescent stain for cholesterol.

Filipin is a polyene antifungal antibiotic produced naturally by the bacteria Streptomyces filipinensis.
CAS#:
11078-21-0
Reference(s):

Arthur, J. R., Heinecke, K. A. & Seyfried, T. N. Filipin recognizes both GM1 and cholesterol in GM1 gangliosidosis mouse brain. Journal of lipid research 52, 1345–51 (2011). doi:10.1194/jlr.M012633

Kruth, H. S., Cupp, J. E. & Khan, M. A. Method for detection and isolation of cholesteryl ester-containing ‘foam’ cells using flow cytometry. Cytometry 8, 146–152 (1987). doi:10.1002/cyto.990080207


Hazards:
Irritant , Skin sensitizer
Handling:
Glove, chemical goggles & fume hood
Storage:
Store at 4 degrees celsius

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