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Ophiobolin A (Cochliobolin A, Ophiobolin, Ophiobalin)


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Ophiobolin A is the dominant member of a class of phytotoxic metabolites produced by plant pathogenic fungi. Ophiobolin A acts as an inhibitor of calmodulin action in calcium regulation. In-house testing at Microbial Screening Technologies has shown that ophiobolin A possesses a broad biological profile with antibacterial, antifungal, antitumor and nematocidal activiites.
Catalog #O7024
Purity >95% by HPLC
Solubility Soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO.
Related to Ophiobolin B
CAS Number4611-05-6
Molecular FormulaC25H36O4
Molecular Weight400.6
SourceBipolaris leersia
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 namesCochliobolin A, Ophiobolin, Ophiobalin

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