• Viridicatin packaged and labeled in glass vial.

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Description
Viridicatin is a fungal metabolite produced by several species of Penicillium and formed by the rearrangement of the benzodiazepine, cyclopenin. Viridicatin exhibits potent selective activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis, but is inactive against most other bacteria.

Viridicatin is soluble in DMF and DMSO and is moderately soluble in methanol or ethanol.

    CAS Number

    129-24-8

    Molecular Formula

    C15H11NO2

    Molecular Weight

    237.3

    Storage Conditions

    -20°C

Specifications

    Appearance

    White solid

References

    References

    The isolation and some chemical properties of viridicatin, a metabolic product of Penicillium viridicatum, Westling, Cunningham K.G. and Freeman G.G. Biochem J. 1953, 53_328.

    Studies in the biochemistry of microorganisms. 93. Cyclopenin, a nitrogen-containing metabolic product of Penicillium cyclopium Westling. Bracken A. et al. Biochem J. 1954, 57, 587.

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