Farnesyl pyrophosphate, ammonium salt
Natural lipid donor for protein farnesyltransferase (FTase)
For in vitro use only!
Shipping: shipped on blue ice
Storage Conditions: store at -20 °C
avoid freeze/thaw cycles
Shelf Life: 12 months
Molecular Formula: C15H28O7P2(free acid)
Molecular Weight: 382.33 g/mol (free acid)
Purity: > 95 % (TLC)
Form: liquid, supplied in 70% methanol + 30% 10 mM ammonium hydroxide
Concentration: 1 mg/ml
FPP is the natural prenyl donor for protein farnesyltransferase (FTase), therefore it's suitable as control in prenylation assays.
Lane et al. (2006) Structural biology of protein farnesyltransferase and geranylgeranyltransferase type I. Journal of Lipid Research 47:681.