• Tetranactin packaged and labeled in glass vial.

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Description
Tetranactin is a member of the macrotetrolide complex produced by a range of Streptomyces sp.. Unlike the other macrotetrolides, tetranactin exhibits potent insecticidal activity.

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

    CAS Number

    33956-61-5

    Molecular Formula

    C44H72O12

    Molecular Weight

    793.0

    Mechanism of Action

    Like the other members of the macrotetrolide family, tetranactin is thought to act as a monovalent cation ionophore with high selectivity for ammonium and potassium.

    Storage Conditions

    -20°C

Specifications

    Appearance

    White solid

References

    References

    Tetranactin, a new miticidal antibiotic I. Isolation, characterisation and properties of tetranactin. Ando K. et al. J. Antibiot. 1971, 24, 347.

    Tetranactin, a new miticidal antibiotic. II. Structure of Tetranactin. Ando K. et al. J. Antibiot. 1971, 24, 418.

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