• Piperafizine A packaged and labeled in glass vial.

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Description
Piperafizine A is a methylated diketopiperazine formed by the condensation of phenylalanine, produced by a number of species in the Streptomyces genus. Piperafizine A exhibits little activity in vitro but potentiates vincristine antitumor potency.

Piperfizine A is soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Limited water solubility.

    CAS Number

    130603-59-7

    Molecular Formula

    C19H16N2O2

    Molecular Weight

    304.3

    Mechanism of Action

    The mechanism of action has not been characterised.

    Storage Conditions

     -20°C

Specifications

    Appearance

    Pale lemon solid

References

    References

    Piperafizine A and B, potentiators of cytotoxicity to vincristine. Kamei, H. et al. , J. Antibiot., 1990, 43, 1018.

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