Soluble in DMSO 25mg/ml (briefly heat in boiling water bath). Also may dilute in base (5mg/ml, 50mM NaOH).
Potent immunosuppressant; reported to be 10 to 100-fold more potent than cyclosporin (C1199). Fungal antibiotic. Apoptosis inducer,depletes cellular sphingolipids. Inhibits proliferation of an IL-2-dependent mouse cytotoxic cell line CTLL-1 (IC=15nM).
Research or further manufacturing use only, not for food or drug use.