SKU: E018  / 
    CAS Number: 34438-27-2

    Enramycin A, EvoPure®


    Enramycin A, EvoPure® is a highly purified form of Enramycin A.  Enramycin is a polypeptide antibiotic produced by Streptomyces fungicidus and developed as a food additive in Japan. Enramycin is composed of Enramycin A Enramycin B. The ratio of A:B is ~70:30.

    Enramycin is slightly soluble in water and freely soluble in dilute HCl solution.

    We also offer:

    • Enramycin (E006
    • Enramycin B, EvoPure® (E019)
    Mechanism of Action Enramycin inhibits transferase enzyme MurG or transflycosylase, which halts peptidoglycan synthesis.  
    Microbiology Applications

    Enramycin is commonly used in clinical in vitro microbiological antimicrobial susceptibility tests (panels, discs, and MIC strips) against Gram-positive microbial isolates. 

    Spectrum Enramycin is active against Gram-positive bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).  
    References Kawakami M, Nagai Y, Fujii T and Mitsuhashi S (1971)  Anti-microbial activities of Enduracidin (Enramycin) in vitro and in vivo. J. Antibiot. 24(9):583-586