- Appearance:Dark red solid
- Purity:>95% by HPLC
*Please inquire the availability for this product. Prodigiosin is an intensely red pyrrole pigment produced by several bacteria, most notably Serratia marcescens. Prodigiosin has a broad biological profile with activity against fungi, tumor cell lines and malaria. It was shown to be an immunosuppressant in 2007. Prodigiosin acts via caspase inhibition to induce of apoptosis in human primary cancer cells. Prodigiosin also acts as an inducer of p21WAF1/CIP1 expression via transforming growth factor-β receptor pathway, and activates NAG-1 via glycogen synthase kinase-3β.
Dark red solid
>95% by HPLC
Soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO Limited water solubility
Prodigiosin has a broad biological profile with activity against fungi, tumor cell lines and malaria