Technical Data
Antibiotic L-681,217 (L 681217)
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Antibiotic L 681,217 is a glycolipid-type antibiotic related to the efrotomycin class isolated from a Streptomyces sp. It inhibits bacterial protein synthesis at the elongation stage, its target being elongation factor Tu (EF-Tu). Antibiotic L 681,217 also shows broad spectrum antibiotic activity against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

Purity: >95% by HPLC

Solubility: Soluble in methanol, DMF or DMSO.

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Source: Streptomyces sp.

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. Effects of elfamycins on elongation factor Tu from Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. Hall
C.C. et al. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 1989, 33, 322. 2. L-681,217, a new and novel member of the efrotomycin family of antibiotics. Kempf A.J. et al. J. Antibiot. 1986, 39, 1361.

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