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S6942 Sigma-Aldrich

Staurosporine solution from Streptomyces sp.

Ready Made Solution, 1 mM in DMSO (100 μg/214 μL), 0.2 μm filtered

Synonym: Antibiotic AM-2282



General description

Chemical structure: indol derivative


Staurosporine solution from Streptomyces sp. was used to study the effect of PKC inhibition on signaling mediated by angiotensin II.3 It was used to induce cell death in Jurkat cells.4


200 μL in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Potent cell-permeable inhibitor of protein kinase C. Induces apoptosis in Jurkat cells.

Potent inhibitor of phospholipid/calcium-dependent protein kinase. Inhibits the upregulation of VEGF expression in tumor cells.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NA 1993 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
188.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
87 °C


Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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What concentration of Staurosporin is used for therelease of microparticles from apoptotic cells?
Staurosporin can induce apopotosis in Jurkat cells (106/ml) at 1 ug/ml following a 1-2 hour incubation at 37°C. For the release of microparticles from apoptotic Jurkat cells, use staurosporin at 1 uM for 107 cells/ml.Please see the reference below for further details.Apoptosis 15(5):586, 2010.
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