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Catalog No.: GC39719

K+/H+ ionophore,promoting K+/H+ exchange across mitochondrial membrane

Nigericin Chemical Structure

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Nigericin is an antibiotic derived from Streptomyces hygroscopicus that act as a K+/H+ ionophore, promoting K+/H+ exchange across mitochondrial membranes[1].Nigericin can be a NLRP3 activator that induces the release of IL-1β as a NALP3-dependent manner[2]. Nigericin triggers eryptosis, an effect paralleled by ROS formation, and in part due to induction of oxidative stress. Nigericin triggers apoptosis[3].

[1]. Zotova L, et al. Novel components of an active mitochondrial K(+)/H(+) exchange. J Biol Chem. 2010 May 7;285(19):14399-414. [2]. Mariathasan S, et al.Cryopyrin activates the inflammasome in response to toxins and ATP.Nature. 2006 Mar 9;440(7081):228-32. [3]. Bissinger R, et al. Triggering of Suicidal Erythrocyte Death by the Antibiotic Ionophore Nigericin. Basic Clin Pharmacol Toxicol. 2016 May;118(5):381-9.

Chemical Properties

Cas No. 28380-24-7 SDF
Synonyms N/A
Chemical Name N/A
Canonical SMILES C[C@H]1[C@](O[C@@H]2C[C@](CC[C@@H]3C)([H])O[C@@]3([H])[C@@H](C)C(O)=O)([C@@H]([C@H](OC)C2)C)O[C@](C)([C@]4([H])O[C@](C)([C@]5([H])O[C@]([C@@]([C@H](C[C@H]6C)C)([H])O[C@@]6(O)CO)([H])C[C@@H]5C)CC4)C1
Formula C40H68O11 M.Wt 724.96
Solubility 1.2mg/mL in DMF, 20mg/mL in Ethanol Storage Store at -20°C
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