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Brefeldin A

MSDSSample CoA
Source: Eupenicillium brefeldianum
Synonyms Nectrolide
brefeldin A

Systematic name: (1R,2E,6S,10E,11aS,13S,14aR)-1,13-Dihydroxy-6-methyl-1,6,7,8,9,11a,12,13,14,14a-decahydro-4H-cyclopenta[f]oxacyclotridecin-4-one
Description: A macrocyclic lactone from fungal source, exhibiting a wide range of antibiotic activity.
CAS number: 20350-15-6
Merck index: 11, 1363
Molecular weight: 280.4



Molecular Formula: C16H24O4
Methanol, Ethanol, Dichloromethane, DMSO, acetone or ethyl acetate
Appearance: White to off-white crystalline solid.
Purity: At least 98% by TLC
Melting point198°C-205°C
SolubilityClear colorless solution at 10mg/ml Dichloromethane.
Clear colorless solution at 10mg/ml Methanol.
ApplicationsInhibitor of protein translocation from endoplasmic reticulum (ER) to the Golgi apparatus. Inhibitor of intracellular protein transport and protein secretion
Classificationmacrocyclic lactone antibiotic.
Protein Synthesis Inhibitor
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No genetically modified organisms are used.
 Khine AA, Tam P, Nutikka A, Lingwood CA.
Brefeldin A and filipin distinguish two globotriaosyl ceramide/verotoxin-1 intracellular trafficking pathways involved in Vero cell cytotoxicity.
Glycobiology. 2004 Apr 21
 Salles FT, Hespanhol AM, Jaeger RG, Marques MM.
Brefeldin-A induces apoptosis in human adenoid cystic carcinoma cultured cells.
Oral Oncol. 2004 Jul;40(6):585-90.
 Padilla PI, Pacheco-Rodriguez G, Moss J, Vaughan M.
Nuclear localization and molecular partners of BIG1, a brefeldin A -inhibited guanine nucleotide-exchange protein for ADP-ribosylation factors.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Mar 2;101(9):2752-7.
 Mossessova E, Corpina RA, Goldberg J.
Crystal structure of ARF1*Sec7 complexed with Brefeldin A and its implications for the guanine nucleotide exchange mechanism.
Mol Cell. 2003 Dec;12(6):1403-11.
 Togawa A, Ito H, Kimura F, Shimizu H, Ohtsuka M, Shimamura F, Yoshidome H, Katoh A, Miyazaki M.
Establishment of gemcitabine-resistant human pancreatic cancer cells and effect of Brefeldin-A on the resistant cell line.
Pancreas. 2003 Oct;27(3):220-4.
 Vetterlein M, Niapir M, Ellinger A, Neumuller J, Pavelka M.
Brefeldin A regulated retrograde transport into the endoplasmic reticulum of internalised wheat germ agglutinin.
Histochem Cell Biol. 2003 Aug;120(2):121-8.
 Lee MJ, Park JY, Lee SY, Lee JS, Jung DK, Bae YS, Kwak JY.
Modulation of constitutive and delayed apoptosis by brefeldin A in human neutrophils.
Int Immunopharmacol. 2003 Jun;3(6):835-43.
 Campenot RB, Soin J, Blacker M, Lund K, Eng H, MacInnis BL.
Block of slow axonal transport and axonal growth by brefeldin A in compartmented cultures of rat sympathetic neurons.
Neuropharmacology. 2003 Jun;44(8):1107-17.
 Pommepuy I, Terro F, Petit B, Trimoreau F, Bellet V, Robert S, Hugon J, Labrousse F, Yardin C.
Brefeldin A induces apoptosis and cell cycle blockade in glioblastoma cell lines.
Oncology. 2003;64(4):459-67.
 Edward_B_Neufeld , Adele M. Cooney , Josef Pitha, Eliezar A. Dawidowicz , Nancy K. Dwyer, Peter G. Pentchev, E. Joan Blanchette-Mackie
Brefeldin A applications: Intracellular Trafficking of Cholesterol Monitored with a Cyclodextrin
BJU International, Volume 271, Number 35, Issue of August 30, 1996 pp. 21604-21613

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