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Chlorothricin (Antibiotic K 818A)


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The tetronic acid, chlorothricin is an unusual macrocyclic antibiotic from a Streptomyces sp.. It shows inhibitory activity against cholesterol biosynthesis from mevalonate and inhibits pyruvate carboxylases purified from rat liver, chicken liver and Azotobacter vinelandii.
Catalog #C5032-05
Solubility Soluble in ethyl acetate, ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO.
Storage and StabilityLyophilized powder may be stored at -20°C. Stable for 12 months at -20°C. Reconstitute with ethyl acetate, ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO..Aliquot and 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 Number34707-92-1
Molecular FormulaC50H63ClO16
Molecular Weight955.48
SourceStreptomyces sp.
Purity~ 99% by HPLC
FormSupplied as a white 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.
Alternate namesAntibiotic K 818A

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