Z-VAD-FMK, Caspase Family Inhibitor (FMK)
- Appearance:Lyophilized solid or wax
A synthetic peptide that irreversibly inhibits activity of caspase family proteases and blocks apoptosis. The inhibitor is designed as a methyl ester to facilitate cell permeability. The product can be used in both in vitro and in vivo studies. The inhibitor is designed as a methyl ester to facilitate cell permeability. (CAUTION: If the intended use is on purified or recombinant enzymes, esterase should be added to generate free carboxyl groups).
|Handling||Store in Tightly Sealed Vial Allow vial to acclimate to room temp with top tightly sealed. Dissolve only required amount needed, decomposition ofproductpossible once in solution.|