Antibiotic LL Z1640-2 a cis-enone resorcylic acid lactone first reported in 1978 and later rediscovered as an irreversible and highly selective TAK 1 inhibitor. TAK1 is a MAPKKK involved in the p38 signalling cascade for pro-inflammation signals such as cytokines. LL Z1640-2 effectively prevents inflammation in an animal models.
Antibiotic LL Z1640-2
Soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Limited water solubility.
Storage and Stability:
Lyophilized powder may be stored at -20 degrees C. Stable for 12 months at -20 degrees C. Reconstitute with ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20 degrees C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.