• Selamectin packaged and labeled in glass vial.

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Description
Selamectin is a semi-synthetic avermectin derivative prepared by selective hydrolysis and oximation of doramectin. Selamectin is a potent nematocide used for the treatment of endo- and exo- parasites of domestic animals, notably cats and dogs.

Selamectin is soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF and DMSO.

    CAS Number

    220119-17-5

    Molecular Formula

    C43H63NO11

    Molecular Weight

    770.0

    Mechanism of Action

    Selamectin selectively binds to parasite glutamate-gated chloride ion channels and disrupts neurotransmission leading to paralysis and death of the parasite.

    Storage Conditions

    -20┬░C

Specifications

    Appearance

    White solid

References

    References

    Avermectins and flea control: structure-activity relationships and the selection of selamectin for development as an endectocide for companion animals. Banks B.J. Bioorg Med Chem. 2000, 8, 2017.

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