$290.00 - 1 mg
$1,015.00 - 5 mg
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- NSC 159628
- CAS #
- Molecular Formula
- Molecular Weight
- >95% by HPLC
- Long Term Storage
- Soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Poor water solubility.
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Viridicatumtoxin is a tetracycline-like metabolite produced by several species of Penicillium, first isolated in 1976 as a mycotoxin. Initial testing revealed that viridicatumtoxin caused myocardial deterioration, renal tubule necrosis and spleen atrophy. Analogous to the related tetracyclines, viridicatumtoxin was found to be a potent antibacterial, with activity against S. aureus including MRSA and QRSA strains. Little has been published on the mode of action of viridicatumtoxin.
- Viridicatumtoxin, a new mycotoxin from Penicillium viridicatum westling. Hutchison R.D. et al., Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 1973, 24, 507.
- Viridicatumtoxin B, a new anti-MRSA agent from Penicillium sp. FR11. Zheng J. et al., J. Antibiot. 2008, 61, 633.