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Alfa Aesar™ Okadaic acid, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Okadaic acid
CAS 78111-17-8
Formula Weight 805.02g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00083455
UN Number UN3462
Merck Index 14,6819
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AAJ60155EXG

 
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J60155-EXG
100μg CALL N/A N/A
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AAJ60155EXS

 
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J60155-EXS
300μg CALL N/A N/A
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AAJ60155IAM

 
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J60155-IAM
50μg CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 100μg
Color White
Quantity 100μg
Chemical Name or Material Okadaic acid
CAS 78111-17-8
Physical Form Powder
Assay 98%
Formula Weight 805.02g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00083455
UN Number UN3462
Merck Index 14,6819
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H300-H310-H330-H315
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Fatal if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P304+P340-P320-P330-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Storage Note 1 -30° to -10°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packaging Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: TOXINS, EXTRACTED FROM LIVING SOURCES, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number AA8227800

Applications
Okadaic acid, is used as an activator of PKC and inhibitor of PP1 and PP2A phosphatases. The hydrophobic backbone of okadaic acid enables it to enter cells where it stimulates intracellular protein phosphorylation. It mimics the effects of insulin, enhances transmitter release at neuromuscular junctions, causes vasodilation and is a very potent tumor promoter. Okadaic acid is an extremely useful tool for studying cellular processes that are regulated by phosphorylation. It is shown to activate atypical protein kinase C in adipocytes.

Solubility
It is soluble in ethanol (25 mg/ml), DMSO (25 mg/ml), methanol (≥1 mg/ml), chloroform, acetone, ethyl acetate, DMF, and dimethylsulfoxide. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature: -20°C. Keep away fom strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P301+P310-P304+P340-P320-P330-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Rinse mouth.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H300-H310-H330-H315
Fatal if swallowed.
Fatal in contact with skin.
Fatal if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.

-30° to -10°C