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Piperafizine A (3,6-Dibenzylidene-1-methyl-2,5-dioxopiperazine)


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Piperafizine A is a methylated diketopiperazine formed by the condensation of phenylalanine and produced by a number of species in the Streptomyces genus. Piperafizine A exhibits little activity in vitro but has been seen to potentiate vincristine antitumor potency. The mechanism of action has not been characterized.
Catalog #P4199-80
Soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Limited water solubility
CAS Number130603-59-7
Molecular FormulaC19H16N2O2
Molecular Weight304.3
SourceStreptomyces sp.
Purity> 99% by HPLC
FormPale lemon 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.
Alternate names3,6-Dibenzylidene-1-methyl-2,5-dioxopiperazine

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