• 9-methylstreptimidone packaged and labeled in glass vial.

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Description
9-Methylstreptimidone is a straight chain member of the glutarimide family, isolated from a number of species of Streptomyces and first reported in 1974. Methylstreptimidone exhibits antifungal and prophylactic antiviral activity. Methylstreptimidone has also been shown to be an inhibitor of the nuclear factor, NF-κB.

9-Methylstreptimidone is soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Limited water solubility.

    CAS Number

    51867-94-8

    Molecular Formula

    C17H25NO4

    Molecular Weight

    307.4

    Mechanism of Action

    The antiviral activity appears to be due to its ability to induce the production of interferon.

    Storage Conditions

    -20┬░C

Specifications

    Appearance

    Colourless residue

References

    References

    Studies on a new antiviral antibiotic, 9-methylstreptimidone. I. Physicochemical and biological properties. Saito N. et al. J. Antibiot. 1974, 27, 206.

    Antiviral and interferon-inducing activity of a new glutarimide antibiotic, 9-methylstreptimidone. Saito N. et al. Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 1976, 10, 14.

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