Catalog Number: 1101
Alternate Names: Ciclosporin A
Biological Activity
Immunosuppressant; inhibits phosphatase activity of calcineurin (IC50 = 5 nM). Also inhibits formation and opening of the mitochondrial permeability transition pore (MPTP).
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    1202.63
  • Formula:
    C62H111N11O12
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 50 mM in ethanol
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    59865-13-3
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Inhibition of the mitochondrial permeability transition pore by cyclosporin A during long time frame experiments: relationship between pore opening and the activity of mitochondrial phospholipases.
    Brookemeier and Pfeiffer
    Biochemistry, 1995;34:16440
  2. Calcineurin phosphatase activity in T lymphocytes is inhibited by FK 506 and cyclosporin A.
    Fruman et al.
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A., 1992;89:3686
  3. Evidence that cyclosporin A and dexamethasone inhibit allergic airway inflammation via suppression of interleukin-5 synthesis by T cells.
    Nakata et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1998;124:1425
  4. Cyclosporin-A potently induces highly cardiogenic progenitors from embryonic stem cells.
    Yan et al.
    BiochemsBiophys.Res.Commun., 2009;379:115
Citations:

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  1. Increasing the Receptor Tyrosine Kinase EphB2 Prevents Amyloid-β-induced Depletion of Cell Surface Glutamate Receptors by a Mechanism That Requires the PDZ-binding Motif of EphB2 and Neuronal Activity.
    Authors: Miyamoto Et al.
    Cardiorenal Med 2016;291:1719
  2. Hyperphosphate-Induced Myocardial Hypertrophy through the GATA-4/NFAT-3 Signaling Pathway Is Attenuated by ERK Inhibitor Treatment.
    Authors: Liu Et al.
    Exp Eye Res 2015;5:79
  3. Modulation of P2X4/P2X7/Pannexin-1 sensitivity to extracellular ATP via Ivermectin induces a non-apoptotic and inflammatory form of cancer cell death.
    Authors: Draganov Et al.
    J Neurosci 2015;5:16222
  4. Neurotensin Induces Presynaptic Depression of D2 Dopamine Autoreceptor-Mediated Neurotransmission in Midbrain Dopaminergic Neurons.
    Authors: Piccart Et al.
    J Neurosci 2015;35:11144
  5. NFATc1 activity regulates the expression of myocilin induced by dexamethasone.
    Authors: Faralli Et al.
    J Biol Chem 2015;130:42614
  6. Differential effects of the Toll-like receptor 2 agonists, PGN and Pam3CSK4 on anti-IgE induced human mast cell activation.
    Authors: Yu Et al.
    PLoS One 2014;9:e112989
  7. Inhibitory interactions between phosphorylation sites in the C terminus of α-Amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid-type glutamate receptor GluA1 subunits.
    Authors: Gray Et al.
    Mol Immunol 2014;289:14600
  8. Roles of endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) and mitochondrial permeability transition pore (MPTP) in epoxyeicosatrienoic acid (EET)-induced cardioprotection against infarction in intact rat hearts.
    Authors: Gross Et al.
    J Mol Cell Cardiol 2013;59:20
  9. Oxytocin-stimulated NFAT transcriptional activation in human myometrial cells.
    Authors: Pont Et al.
    Mol.Endocrinol. 2012;26:1743
  10. Associative, bidirectional changes in neural signaling utilizing NMDA receptor- and endocannabinoid-dependent mechanisms.
    Authors: Li and Burrell
    Learn Mem 2011;18:545
  11. Calcium-dependent phosphorylation regulates neuronal stability and plasticity in a highly precise pacemaker nucleus.
    Authors: George Et al.
    J Neurophysiol 2011;106:319
  12. FcεRI-induced activation by low antigen concentrations results in nuclear signals in the absence of degranulation.
    Authors: Grodzki Et al.
    PLoS One 2009;46:2539
  13. A role for protein phosphatases 1, 2A, and 2B in cerebellar long-term potentiation.
    Authors: Belmeguenai and Hansel
    J Biol Chem 2005;25:10768
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