Technical Data
Ambuic acid ((+)-Ambuic acid)
Biochemicals Storage: 4C/-20CShipping: Blue Ice
. Antifungal.
Inhibits the biosynthesis of cyclic peptide quormones in Gram-positive bacteria.
Lead compound for antipathogenic drugs that target the quorum-sensing-mediated virulence expression of Gram-positive bacteria.

Storage and Stability:
Short-term Storage: +4C
Long-term Storage: -20C
Stable for at least 3 years after receipt when stored at -20C.

Molecular Formula:

Molecular Weight:
Purity: >95% (HPLC)

Important Note: This 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.
Product Reference:
Ambuic acid, a highly functionalized cyclohexenone with antifungal activity from Pestalotiopsis spp. and Monochaetia sp: J.Y. Li, et al.; Phytochemistry 56, 463 (2001)
Ambuic acid inhibits the biosynthesis of cyclic peptide quormones in gram-positive bacteria: J. Nakayama, et al.; Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 53, 580 (2009)
Ambuic acid and torreyanic acid derivatives from the endolichenic fungus Pestalotiopsis sp.: G. Ding, et al.; J. Nat. Prod. 72, 182 (2009)

Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.