• Terrecyclic Acid packaged and labeled in glass vial.

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Description
Terrecyclic acid is a sesquiterpene metabolite produced by Aspergillus terreus, first reported by researchers at the Universities of Osaka and Tokyo in 1982. Terrecyclic acid possesses broad spectrum antimicrobial and antitumor activity. Terrecyclic acid induces the heat shock protein response and affects oxidative and inflammatory cellular stress response pathways. No studies of the mode of action of terrecyclic acid have been published.

Terrecyclic acid is soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF and DMSO.  

    CAS Number

    83058-94-0

    Molecular Formula

    C15H20O3

    Molecular Weight

    248.3

    Storage Conditions

    -20°C

Specifications

    Appearance

    Light tan residue

References

    References

    Terrecyclic acid A, a new antibiotic from Aspergillus terreus. I. Taxonomy, production and chemical and biological properties. Nakagawa M. et al. J. Antibiot. 1982, 35, 778.

    The anticancer activity of the fungal metabolite terrecyclic acid A is associated with modulation of multiple cellular stress response pathways. Turbyville T.J. et al. Mol. Cancer Ther. 2005, 4, 1569.

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