Ascomycin (FK520) is supplied as a lyophilized powder. For a 5 mM stock, reconstitute 5 mg of powder in 1.26 ml of DMSO. Working concentrations and length of treatment can vary depending on the desired effect.
Store lyophilized at -20ºC, desiccated. In lyophilized form, the chemical is stable for 24 months. Once in solution, store at -20ºC and use within 3 months to prevent loss of potency. Aliquot to avoid multiple freeze/thaw cycles.
|Molecular Weight||792 g/mol|
|Solubility||Soluble in DMSO at 50 mg/ml or ethanol at 50 mg/ml with slight warming.|
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