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Blasticidin A

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Blasticidin A is a high molecular weight tetramic acid with broad spectrum antifungal and antibacterial activity, first reported in 1955. Like many tetramic acids, blasticidin A is isolated as the stable calcium salt/complex. Blasticidin A and closely related aflastatin A are specific inhibitors of the production of the mycotoxin, aflatoxin by Aspergillus parasiticus.
Catalog #B2104
Soluble in DMSO, DMF and methanol. Fairly soluble in water and ethanol.
CAS Number100513-53-9
Molecular FormulaC58H107NO23
Molecular Weight1186.5
SourceStreptomyces sp.
Purity> 98% by HPLC
FormYellow tan solid
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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