Technical Data
Aureothin (Distacin, Distacyne, Mycolutein, Antibiotic 74A'', Antibiotic JA 2814K)
Biochemicals Storage: -20CShipping: Blue Ice
Aureothin, an unusual pyranone metabolite, has broad biological actions including antitumor, antimicrobial and insecticidal activities. Aureothin acts by inhibition of oxidoreductase. More recently Aureothin has been shown to be a potent inhibitor of Helicobacter pylori.

Purity: >95% by HPLC

Solubility: Soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO.

Related to: Neoaureothin

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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. Gamma-pyrone compounds with selective and potent anti-Helicobacter pylori activity. Taniguchi M. et al.
J Antibiot. 2000, 53, 844.
2. Two binding sites of inhibitors in NADH: ubiquinone oxidoreductase (complex I). Relationship of one site
with the ubiquinone-binding site of bacterial glucoBiochem. 1994, 219, 691.

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