Product nameN-Hexanoyl-NBD-lactosylceramide, Fluorescent analog of C6:0-lactosylceramide
DescriptionFluorescent analog of C6:0-lactosylceramide
Biological descriptionFluorescent analog of C6:0-lactosylceramide. Possible use in cell adhesion and neuroinflammatory studies. For identification of lactosylceramides and in biological systems.
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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:
- 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) »
- Won JS et al. Lactosylceramide: a lipid second messenger in neuroinflammatory disease. J Neurochem 103 Suppl 1:180-91 (2007). Read more (PubMed: 17986153) »
- Gong N et al. Lactosylceramide recruits PKCalpha/epsilon and phospholipase A2 to stimulate PECAM-1 expression in human monocytes and adhesion to endothelial cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:6490-5 (2004). Read more (PubMed: 15084746) »