• Milbemycin A3, EvoPure� packaged and labeled in glass vial.

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Description
Milbemycins are a complex family of macrocyclic lactones containing a highly characteristic spiroketal group, produced by Streptomyces hydroscopicus subsp. aureolarcrimosus. Milbemycin A3 is a major member of a group of analogues containing a 25-methyl substituent. Milbemycin A3 is a highly selective and potent nematocide and insecticide.

Milbemycin A3 is soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Poor water solubility.

    CAS Number

    51596-10-2

    Molecular Formula

    C31H44O7

    Molecular Weight

    528.7

    Mechanism of Action

    Like the closely related avermectins, milbemycins are thought to act by opening glutamate sensitive chloride channels.

    Storage Conditions

    -20°C

Specifications

    Appearance

    White solid

References

    References

    Milbemycins, a new family of macrolide antibiotics: fermentation, isolation and physico-chemical properties.Takiguchi Y. et al. J Antibiot. 1980, 33, 1120.

    Milbemycins, a new family of macrolide antibiotics: producing organism and its mutants. Okazaki T. et al. J Antibiot. 1983, 36, 438.

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