- MW:1229.3 Da
- Appearance:Crystalline solid
Digitonin is a steroid glycoside from Digitalis purpurea. It belongs to the class of non-ionic detergents commonly used for solubilization of membrane proteins and permeabilization cellular and nuclear membranes. It permeabilizes plasma membranes of eukaryotic cells by complexing with membrane cholesterol and other unconjugated ß-hydroxysterols.
Origin: Plant - Digitalis purpurea
Optical Rotation: -48.9°
Not for human therapeutic use or for medicinal purposes. For research applications only.
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