Zymosan A (from Saccharomyces cerevisiae)

Product ID: M5298

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2.5 g

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Zymosan A (from Saccharomyces cerevisiae) is a polysaccharide, ?-D-glucan

Zymosan is an insoluble cell wall polysaccharide of yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae). Zymosan is used for a lot of physiological and immunological studies. It is a potent stimulator of alveolar macrophages. It induces the release of cytokines , e.g., interleukin 8 (IL8) from human neutrophils and proinflammatory cytokines in immune cells. The toll-like receptor 2 has been shown to be involved in zymosan induced signaling. Zymosan also induces protein phosphorylation and inositol phosphate formation.

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SKU M5298
CAS Number 58856-93-2
Unit Size 2.5 g

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