SKU: L041  / 
    CAS Number: 75580-37-9

    Luzopeptin A

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    Luzopeptin A is a member of the echinomycin (quinomycin A) class of antitumor and antibiotic agents. Luzopeptin A is also a potent inhibitor of HIV-1 and HIV-2 reverse transcriptase.  

    Luzopeptin A is soluble in DMF or DMSO. Moderately soluble in methanol or ethanol. Poor water solubility.

    Mechanism of Action Luzopeptin A acts by forming a stable DNA complex by bis-intercalation.

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