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Averantin (BRN 2309929, 2-(1-Hydroxyhexyl)-1,3,6,8-tetrahydroxyanthraquinone)


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Mycotoxin. Intermediate of the biosynthetic pathway to aflatoxin B1. Cytotoxic against human solid tumor cell lines.
Catalog #207080
SourceAspergillus sp. (strain WDMH51)
Solubilityacetone, methanol or DMSO
Molecular Weight~372.4
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Stable for 12 months after receipt at -20°C. Reconstitute with sterile buffer or ddH2O. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20°C. Reconstituted product is stable for 6 months at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.
CAS Number5803-62-3
Molecular FormulaC20H20O7
Molecular Weight~372.4
SourceAspergillus sp. (strain WDMH51)
Purity~98% (HPLC; NMR)
ConcentrationNot determined
FormSupplied as an orange powder.
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.

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