Technical Data
Enterocin (Vulgamycin)
Biochemicals Storage: 4C/-20CShipping: Blue Ice
Potent antibiotic.
Antibacterial. Broad spectrum activity against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
Enterocin is a small molecular weight secondary metabolite and should not be confused with bacterial proteins isolated from Enterococci generically referred to as "enterocins".

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

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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:
Enterocin, a new antibiotic taxonomy, isolation and characterization: N. Miyairi, et al.; J. Antibiot. (Tokyo) 29, 227 (1976)
Herbicidal activity and mode of action of vulgamycin: P. Babczinski, et al.; Pesticide Sci. 33, 439 (1991)
Agroactive Compounds of Microbial Origin: Y. Tanaka & S. Omura; Ann. Rev. Microbiol. 47, 57 (1993) (Review)
Microbial pyran-2-ones and dihydropyran-2-ones: J.M. Dickinson; Nat. Prod. Rep. 10, 71 (1993) (Review)
Natural Metabolic Diversity Encoded by the Enterocin Biosynthesis Gene Cluster: J. Piel, et al.; JACS 122, 5415 (2000)
Enzymatic total synthesis of enterocin polyketides: Q. Cheng, et al.; Nat. Chem. Biol. 3, 557 (2007)

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