An immunosuppressant

Rapamycin is available from Abcam as ab120224.
Catalog #: 1568 | abID:

Product Details

Alternate Name 23,27-Epoxy-3H-pyrido[2,1-c][1,4]oxaazacyclohentriacontine, AY 22989, Sirolimus
Appearance White to Off-white solid
CAS # 53123-88-9
Molecular Formula C₅₁H₇₉NO₁₃
Molecular Weight 914.19
Purity ≥99%
Solubility DMSO and EtOH
InChi InChI=1S/C51H79NO13/c1-30-16-12-11-13-17-31(2)42(61-8)28-38-21-19-36(7)51(60,65-38)48(57)49(58)52-23-15-14-18-39(52)50(59)64-43(33(4)26-37-20-22-40(53)44(27-37)62-9)29-41(54)32(3)25-35(6)46(56)47(63-10)45(55)34(5)24-30/h11-13,16-17,25,30,32-34,36-40,42-44,46-47,53,56,60H,14-15,18-24,26-29H2,1-10H3/b13-11+,16-12+,31-17+,35-25+/t30-,32-,33-,34-,36-,37+,38+,39+,40-,42+,43+,44-,46-,47+,51-/m1/s1
PubChem CID 5284616
MDL Number MFCD00867594
Handling Protect from light and moisture
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


An immunosuppressant. Selectively blocks signaling that leads to p70 S6 kinase activation (IC₅₀ = 50 pM). Inhibits lymphokine-induced cell proliferation at the G1 phase. Induces apoptosis in a murine B cell line. Rapamycin has been used in vivo studies by i.p., i.m., and i.v. administrations..

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