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Cereulide | Mitochondrial toxin

An emetic toxin produced by Bacillus cereus. Acts as an ionophore with high selectivity for K+. Stimulates swelling and respiration in rat liver mitochondria.1  It is a lipophilic cyclopeptide and is rapidly absorbed in the gut and transported into the bloodstream. The causative agent in various forms of gastroenteritic disease associated with food poisoning.2
WARNING: Exercise caution when handling and using this compound.  Avoid exposure.

References/Citations

1) Mikkola et al. (1999), Ionophoretic properties and mitochondrial effects of cereulide: the emetic toxin of B. cereus; Eur. J. Biochem., 263 112
2) Ehling-Schulz et al. (2004), Bacillus cereus, the causative agent of an emetic type of food-borne illness; Mol. Nutri., 48 479

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Catalog#  10-2746-0025

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CAS:
157232-64-9
Catalog Number:
10-2746
Activity:
Mitochondrial toxin
Source:
Isolated from Bacillus cereus
Molecular Weight:
1153.40
Molecular Formula:
C57H96N6O16
Solubility:
Soluble in DMSO or Ethanol
Supplier As:
Supplied in Methanol at a concentration of 25μg/500μl
Purity:
98% by HPLC
Storage Temperature:
-20°C (des.)
Stability:
Stable for 1 year as supplied. Diluted solutions in DMSO or ethanol may be stored at -20°C for up to 3 months.
Shipping Code:
RT
FeaturedDescription:
Ionophore with high selectivity for K+ that acts as the causative agent for gastroenteritic disease associated with food poisoning
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