Virustomycin A

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MedKoo CAT#: 592749

CAS#: 84777-85-5

Description: Virustomycin A is a macrolide antibiotic active against infectious and plant pathogenic fungi. It decreases plaque formation by RNA and DNA viruses.

Price and Availability


USD 280

USD 935

Virustomycin A, purity > 98%, is in stock. Current shipping out time is about 2 weeks after order is received. CoA, QC data and MSDS documents are available in one week after order is received.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 592749
Name: Virustomycin A
CAS#: 84777-85-5
Chemical Formula: C48H71NO14
Exact Mass: 885.4875
Molecular Weight: 886.089
Elemental Analysis: C, 65.06; H, 8.08; N, 1.58; O, 25.28

Synonym: Virustomycin A; Antibiotic AM-2604 A

IUPAC/Chemical Name: Concanamycin A, 23-O-de(4-O-(aminocarbonyl)-2,6-dideoxy-beta-D-arabino-hexopyranosyl)-23-O-(4-((2-hydroxy-5-oxo-1-cyclopenten-1-yl)amino)-1,4-dioxo-2-butenyl)-


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C48H71NO14/c1-12-15-36-30(7)39(61-41(53)21-20-40(52)49-42-34(50)18-19-35(42)51)25-48(58,63-36)32(9)45(56)31(8)46-37(59-10)17-14-16-26(3)22-28(5)43(54)33(13-2)44(55)29(6)23-27(4)24-38(60-11)47(57)62-46/h12,14-17,20-21,23-24,28-33,36-37,39,43-46,50,54-56,58H,13,18-19,22,25H2,1-11H3,(H,49,52)/b15-12-,17-14+,21-20+,26-16+,27-23-,38-24-/t28-,29-,30-,31+,32+,33+,36-,37+,39-,43+,44-,45-,46+,48-/m1/s1

SMILES Code: C(\C=C\C(=O)NC1=C(CCC1=O)O)(=O)O[C@@H]1C[C@](O[C@@H]([C@H]1C)\C=C/C)(O)[C@H]([C@@H]([C@H](C)[C@@H]1OC(C(=CC(=C[C@H]([C@H]([C@H]([C@H]([C@@H](CC(=CC=C[C@@H]1OC)C)C)O)CC)O)C)C)OC)=O)O)C

Technical Data

Solid powder

>98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition:
Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition:
Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life:
>3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation:
This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage:
0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

Harmonized System Code:


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2: Hayakawa Y, Takaku K, Furihata K, Nagai K, Seto H. Isolation and structural elucidation of new 18-membered macrolide antibiotics, viranamycins A and B. J Antibiot (Tokyo). 1991 Dec;44(12):1294-9. PubMed PMID: 1778781.

3: Omura S, Imamura N, Hinotozawa K, Otoguro K, Lukacs G, Faghih R, Tolmann R, Arison BH, Smith JL. The structure of virustomycin A. J Antibiot (Tokyo). 1983 Dec;36(12):1783-6. PubMed PMID: 6662820.

4: Omura S, Otoguro K, Tanaka H. The mode of action of a novel 18-membered macrolide, virustomycin A (AM-2604 A), on Trichomonas foetus. J Antibiot (Tokyo). 1983 Dec;36(12):1755-61. PubMed PMID: 6662816.

5: Omura S, Shimizu H, Iwai Y, Hinotozawa K, Otoguro K, Hashimoto H, Nakagawa A. AM-2604 A, a new antiviral antibiotic produced by a strain of Streptomyces. J Antibiot (Tokyo). 1982 Dec;35(12):1632-7. PubMed PMID: 7166528.