Product nameN-Hexanoyl-NBD-galactosylceramide (C6-GalCer), Fluorescent C6:0-galactosylceramide analog
DescriptionFluorescent C6:0-galactosylceramide analog
Biological descriptionFluorescent C6:0-galactosylceramide analog. For use in sphingolipid ceramide studies and as internal standard. Possibly active in vivo and in vitro.
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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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This product has been referenced in:
- Young SA et al. Sphingolipid and ceramide homeostasis: potential therapeutic targets. Biochem Res Int 2012:248135 (2012). Read more (PubMed: 22400113) »
- Gupta V et al. Direct quantitative determination of ceramide glycosylation in vivo: a new approach to evaluate cellular enzyme activity of glucosylceramide synthase. J Lipid Res 51:866-74 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 19826105) »
- van Genderen I & van Meer G Differential targeting of glucosylceramide and galactosylceramide analogues after synthesis but not during transcytosis in Madin-Darby canine kidney cells. J Cell Biol 131:645-54 (1995). Read more (PubMed: 7593186) »