Key features and details
- Potent NKT cell stimulator. Selective CD1d ligand.
- CAS Number: 158021-47-7
- Purity: > 96%
- Form / State: Solid
- Source: Synthetic
Product namealpha-Galactosylceramide, NKT cell stimulator
DescriptionPotent NKT cell stimulator. Selective CD1d ligand.
Biological descriptionPotent NKT cell stimulator. Selective CD1d ligand. Stimulates lymphocyte proliferation and enhances antibody production. Shows antiangiogenic, antitumor and potent immunoregulatory effects in vivo.
Storage instructionsStore at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab144262 has been referenced in 2 publications.
- Maruyama Y et al. Inhibitory effect of several sphingolipid metabolites on calcineurin. Neurosci Lett 673:132-135 (2018). PubMed: 29524645
- Grzelak A et al. Experimental Combined Immunotherapy of Tumours with Major Histocompatibility Complex Class I Downregulation. Int J Mol Sci 19:N/A (2018). PubMed: 30469401