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.

Chemical Structure

Virustomycin A
CAS# 84777-85-5

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

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1.0mg USD 280.0 2 Weeks
5.0mg USD 935.0 2 Weeks
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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

Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >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).

Solubility: 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).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.03.00

Preparing Stock Solutions

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 886.089 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL

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1: Otoguro K, Ishiyama A, Namatame M, Nishihara A, Furusawa T, Masuma R, Shiomi K, Takahashi Y, Yamada H, Omura S. Selective and potent in vitro antitrypanosomal activities of ten microbial metabolites. J Antibiot (Tokyo). 2008 Jun;61(6):372-8. doi: 10.1038/ja.2008.52. PubMed PMID: 18667785.

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.