Brefeldin A – Disruptor of Golgi apparatus

Brefeldin A – Disruptor of Golgi apparatus

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Brefeldin A has been shown to induce apoptosis in human tumor cells through caspase activation. It has also been shown to block translocation of proteins from the endoplasmic reticulum to the Golgi apparatus.


Cat # +Size 1560-5 ( Size: 5 mg )
1560-50 ( Size: 50 mg )
Alternate NameAscotoxin, BFA, Cyanein, Decumbin, γ,4-Dihydroxy-2-(6-hydroxy-1-heptenyl)-4-cyclopentanecrotonic acid λ-lactone
Appearance White solid
CAS # 20350-15-6
Molecular Formula C₁₆H₂₄O₄
Molecular Weight 280.36/td>
Purity ≥99%
SolubilityDMSO or EtOH (10 mg/ml)
InChi InChI=1S/C16H24O4/c1-11-5-3-2-4-6-12-9-13(17)10-14(12)15(18)7-8-16(19)20-11/h4,6-8,11-15,17-18H,2-3,5,9-10H2,1H3
PubChem CID 2430
MDL NumberMFCD12913297
Handling Protect from light and moisture
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions RT
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.




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