A caspase-1 inhibitor

1141 is available from Abcam as ab141388.
Catalog #: 1141 | abID: ab141388

Product Details

abID ab141388
Alternate Name Z-YVAD-FMK, Z-YVAD-fluoromethylketone, Caspase-1 Inhibitor (fluoromethylketone)
Peptide Sequence Z-Tyr-Val-Ala-Asp(OMe)-FMK
Appearance Lyophilized solid
Molecular Formula C₃₁H₃₉FN₄O₉
Molecular Weight 630.7
Purity Single spot by TLC
Solubility DMSO (20 mM)
InChi InChI=1S/C31H39FN4O9/c1-18(2)27(30(42)33-19(3)28(40)34-23(25(38)16-32)15-26(39)44-4)36-29(41)24(14-20-10-12-22(37)13-11-20)35-31(43)45-17-21-8-6-5-7-9-21/h5-13,18-19,23-24,27,37H,14-17H2,1-4H3,(H,33,42)(H,34,40)(H,35,43)(H,36,41)/t19-,23-,24?,27-/m0/s1
PubChem CID 16760349
Handling Protect from light and moisture
Storage Conditions -20°C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


A synthetic peptide that irreversibly inhibits activity of caspase-1. The inhibitor is designed as a methyl ester to facilitate cell permeability. The product can be used for both in vitro and in vivo studies. (CAUTION: If the intended use is on purified or recombinant enzymes, esterase should be added to generate free carboxyl groups).

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