Key features and details
- Polyene macrolide antifungal; channel-forming ionophore.
- CAS Number: 1400-61-9
- Supplied in water (5 mg/ml)
- Form / State: Solid
- Source: Synthetic
Product nameNystatin (aqueous), polyene macrolide antifungal
DescriptionPolyene macrolide antifungal; channel-forming ionophore.
Polyene macrolide antifungal, acts by binding to ergosterols in fungal cell membranes, increasing permeability of the membrane, and creating nystatin/ergosterol based ion channels.
Storage instructionsStore at +4°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSupplied in water (5 mg/ml)
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.
ab146576 has not yet been referenced specifically in any publications.