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Description

Validamycin is a antibiotic and fungicidal compound produced by Streptomyces hygroscopicus. Validamycin is freely soluble in water, methanol, DMSO, and ethanol.

    CAS Number

    37248-47-8

    Molecular Formula

    C20H35NO13

    Molecular Weight

    497.50

    Mechanism of Action

    Evidence shows validamycin to have inhibitory effects against trehalase, an enzyme which aids in carbohydrate storage and transport.

    Storage Conditions

    -20° C

    Tariff Code

    2941.90.1010

Applications

    Plant Biology Applications

    Validamycin is used to inhibit Rhizoctonia species; a group of pathogens notorious for causing diseases in potatoes, cotton, sugar beets, and rice.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Source

    Streptomyces hygroscopicus

    Melting Point

    130-135°C

References

    References

    Copping LG [ed.], 2004. The Manual of Biocontrol Agents. Alton, UK: BCPC.

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