Technical Data
3-Anhydroophiobolin A (14,17-Epoxy-5-oxo-3,7,18-ophiobolatrien-21-al)
Biochemicals Storage: -20CShipping: Blue Ice
3-Anhydroophiobolin A is the dehydrated analogue of ophiobolin A and is a major member of the ophiobolin complex of phytotoxic metabolites produced by many species of the genus Bipolaris. Like all ophiobolins, 3- anhydroophiobolin A possesses a broad biological profile with antibacterial, antifungal, antitumor, herbicidal and nematocidal activities.

Source: Bipolaris sp. MST-FP245

Apperance: White solid

Solubility: Soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Limited water solubility

Storage and Stability:
May be stored at 4C for short-term only. For long-term storage store at -20C. Aliquots are stable for at least 12 months at -20C. 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.

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Source: Bipolaris sp. MST-FP245
Purity: ~95%
Form: Supplied as a lyophilized powder.

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.
1. Isolation of ophiobolin A and its analogs as inhibitors to photosynthesis. Kim J.M., Agric. Biol. Chem.
1984, 48, 803. 2. The biology of ophiobolins. Au T.K. et al., Life Sci. 2000, 67, 733. (Review).

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