• Avenaciolide packaged and labeled in glass vial.

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Description
Avenaciolide, a bicyclic bis-butyrolactone, was isolated from Aspergillus avenaceus in 1963 as an antifungal agent. Avenaciolide inhibits glutamate transport and is also thought to act as an atypical ionophore.

Avenaciolide is soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. 

    CAS Number

    16993-42-3

    Molecular Formula

    C15H22O4

    Molecular Weight

    266.3

    Mechanism of Action

    Avenaciolide inhibits glutamate transport and is also thought to act as an atypical ionophore.

    Storage Conditions

    -20°C

Specifications

    Appearance

    Colourless residue

References

    References

    Avenaciolide, an antifungal lactone from Aspergillus avenaceus. Brookes D. et al. J. Chem. Soc. 1963, 5385.

    Avenaciolide: a specific inhibitor of glutamate transport in rat liver mitochondria. McGivan J.D. & Chappell J.B. Biochem. J. 1970, 116, 37P.

    Ionophoric actions of avenaciolide on mitochondrial cations. Harris E.J. & Wimhurst J.M. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 1974, 162, 426.

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