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Filipin Complex Catalog No.GC18406

A 28-membered ring pentaene macrolide antifungal antibiotic

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Formula C35H58O11 (for Filipin III) M.Wt 654.8
Solubility DMF: Soluble,DMSO: Soluble,Ethanol: Soluble,Methanol: Soluble Storage Store at -20°C; solution was used in half a month
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Filipin complex is a neutral polyene originally isolated from S. filipinensis with antifungal activity. It inhibits cell growth as well as mitochondrial terminal electron transport in S. cerevisiae when used at a concentration of 135 ug/ml. Filipin complex binds to various sterols, particularly 24α-methyl cholesterol 24α-ethyl cholesterol, and cholesterol, in aqueous solutions and in fungal cell membranes when used at a concentration of 50 ug/ml, inducing membrane pit formation and leakage of cell contents. It is a fluorescent compound that has been used to label sterols within biological structures for imaging. Filipin complex displays excitation/emission maxima of 338/480 nm, respectively.

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[2]. Kitajima, Y., Sekiya, T., and Nozawa, Y. Freeze-fracture ultrastructural alterations induced by filipin, pimaricin, nystatin and amphotericin B in the plasmia membranes of Epidermophyton, Saccharomyces and red complex-induced membrane lesions Biochim Biophys. Acta. 455(2), 452-465 (1976).
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[6]. Sekiya, T., Takenawa, T., and Nozawa, H. Reorganization of membrane cholesterol during membrane fusion in myogenesis in vitro: A study using the filipin-cholesterol complex Cell Struct. Funct. 9(2), 143-155 (1984).
[7]. Bridgman, P.C., and Nakajima, Y. Distribution of filipin-sterol complexes on cultured muscle cells: Cell-substratum contact areas associated with acetylcholine receptor clusters J. Cell Biol. 96(2), 363-372 (1983).