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  1. ionomycin(Noun)

    An ionophore produced by the bacterium Streptomyces conglobatus, used in research relating to calcium in the body.

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  1. Ionomycin

    Ionomycin is an ionophore produced by the bacterium Streptomyces conglobatus. It is used in research to raise the intracellular level of calcium and as a research tool to understand Ca2+ transport across biological membranes. It is also used to stimulate the intracellular production of the following cytokines; interferon, perforin, IL-2, and IL-4 - usually in conjunction with PMA. These cytokines are important in the inflammatory response. Commercially, Ionomycin can be obtained as a free acid, or as a Ca2+ salt.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ionomycin

    A divalent calcium ionophore that is widely used as a tool to investigate the role of intracellular calcium in cellular processes.

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