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A light-induced polyketide phytotoxin that acts as a PKC inhibitor
Catalog #: 9684
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9684-250 250 µg
9684-1000 1 mg
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Product Details

Alternate Name 6,11-dihydroxy-8,9-bis[(2r)-2-hydroxypropyl]-7,10-dimethoxyperylo[1,12-def][1,3]dioxepine-5,12-dione; NSC153111
Appearance Dark red solid
CAS # 35082-49-6
Molecular Formula C₂₉H₂₆O₁₀
Molecular Weight 534.51
Purity ≥95% by HPLC
Solubility DMSO
SMILES CC(CC1=C(C(=C2C(=O)C=C3C4=C5C(=CC(=O)C6=C(C(=C(C(=C56)C1=C42)CC(C)O)OC)O)OCO3)O)OC)O
InChi InChI=1S/C29H26O10/c1-10(30)5-12-18-19-13(6-11(2)31)29(37-4)27(35)21-15(33)8-17-23(25(19)21)22-16(38-9-39-17)7-14(32)20(24(18)22)26(34)28(12)36-3/h7-8,10-11,30-31,34-35H,5-6,9H2,1-4H3/t10-,11?/m1/s1
PubChem CID 90471707
Handling Protect from air and light
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


Cercosporin is a light-induced polyketide phytotoxin reported to produce singlet oxygen when photoactivated. Acts as a potent and specific PKC inhibitor. Competes for the phorbol binding site. Anticancer compound. Also displays antiproliferative, antiparasitic and antimicrobial properties.

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