• Extracellular Death Factor packaged and labeled in glass vial.

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Description
Extracellular Death Factor (EDF) is the dramatic name given to an interesting linear pentapeptide produced by E. coli, first identified by Engelberg-Kulka and colleagues in 2007 and published in Science.

EDF is soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Good water solubility.

    CAS Number

    960129-66-2

    Molecular Formula

    C27H36N10O10

    Molecular Weight

    660.6

    Mechanism of Action

    EDF acts as a quorum sensing agent, regulating bacterial cell density by balancing the levels of toxin and antitoxin via mazEF-mediated cell death genes.

    Storage Conditions

    -20°C

Specifications

    Appearance

    White solid

References

    References

    A linear pentapeptide is a quorum-sensing factor required for mazEF-mediated cell death in Escherichia coli. Kolodkin-Gal I. et al. Science 2007, 318, 652.

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