• Marcfortine A packaged and labeled in glass vial.

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Description
Marcfortine A is an indole alkaloid, isolated from Aspergillus and Pencillium species, with potent nematocidal activity. The marcfortines are structurally related to paraherquamides.

Marcfortine A is soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Poor water solubility.

    CAS Number

    75731-43-0

    Molecular Formula

    C28H35N3O4

    Molecular Weight

    477.6

    Mechanism of Action

    The marcfortines are thought to act by blocking cholinergic neuromuscular transmission.

    Storage Conditions

    -20°C

Specifications

    Appearance

    White solid

References

    References

    Further novel metabolites of the paraherquamide family. Blanchflower S.E. et al. J. Antibiot. 1993, 46, 1355.

    Anthelmintic paraherquamides are cholinergic antagonists in gastrointestinal nematodes and mammals. Zinser E.W. et al. J. Vet. Pharmacol. Ther. 2002, 25, 241.

    Aspergillicins A-E: five novel depsipeptides from the marine-derived fungus Aspergillus carneus. Capon R.J. et al. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2003, 1, 1856.

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