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Polymyxin B Sulfate

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Antibiotic with bactericidal action on E. coli. Binds to the lipid A portion of bacterial lipopolysaccharides. Induces pore formation in the membranes of cortex cells from excised sorghum roots. Mixture of Polymyxin B1 and B2 sulfate.
Catalog #019860
Biological potency (dry basis) >6000U/mg.
FormWhite Solid
Melting Point217-220°C (dec.)
SolubilityWater
CAS Number1405-20-5
Molecular FormulaC56H98N16O13 •xH2SO4
Molecular Weight1203.48
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate namesN-[3-Amino-1-[[1-[[3-amino-1-[[6,9,18-tris(2-aminoethyl)-15-benzyl-3-(1-hydroxyethyl)-12-(2-methylpropyl)-2,5,8,11,14,17,20-heptaoxo-1,4,7,10,13,16,19-heptazacyclotricos-21-yl]carbamoyl]propyl]carbamoyl]-2-hydroxy-propyl]carbamoyl]propyl]-6-methyl-octanam


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