• Alizarin

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Description
Alizarin (1,2-dihydroxyanthraquinone) is a red dye wilth mild antibacterial activity. Alizarin has been found to inhibit biofilm formation by three Staphylococcus aureus strains and a Staphylococcus epidermidis strain.
 

    CAS Number

    72-48-0

    Molecular Formula

    C14H8O4

    Molecular Weight

    240.21

    Mechanism of Action

    Alizarin has moderate antibacterial activity against Staphylococcus epidermidis and Salmonella enterica.

Specifications

    Source

    Synthetic

    Elemental Analysis

    Carbon: 67.6 - 72.5%

References

    References

    Park, Jun-Hwan, and Hoi-Seon Lee. "Antimicrobial Activities of 1,2-dihydroxyanthraquinone Derivatives against Food-borne Bacteria." J Korean Soc Appl Biol Chem Journal of the Korean Society for Applied Biological Chemistry 58.1 (2015): 121-25. Web.

    Lee, Jin-Hyung. "Calcium-chelating Alizarin and Other Anthraquinones Inhibit Biofilm Formation and the Hemolytic Activity of Staphylococcus Aureus." Scientific Reports 19267 (2015): n. pag. Web.

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