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MedKoo CAT#: 585373

CAS#: 88217-23-6

Description: Vibriobactin is a catechol siderophore that helps the microbial system to acquire iron. It was first isolated from Vibrio cholerae.

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Vibriobactin is not in stock, may be available through custom synthesis. For cost-effective reason, minimum 1 gram order is requested. The product will be characterized by NMR, HPLC and MS analysis. Purity (HPLC) is usually >98%. CoA, QC data, MSDS will be provided when product is successfully made. The estimated lead time is 2-3 months. Please send email to to inquire quote.

Chemical Structure


Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 585373
Name: Vibriobactin
CAS#: 88217-23-6
Chemical Formula: C35H39N5O11
Exact Mass: 705.2646
Molecular Weight: 705.721
Elemental Analysis: C, 59.57; H, 5.57; N, 9.92; O, 24.94

Synonym: Vibriobactin; Ferric vibriobactin

IUPAC/Chemical Name: (4R,5S)-N-[3-[3-[(2,3-dihydroxybenzoyl)amino]propyl-[(4S,5R)-2-(2,3-dihydroxyphenyl)-5-methyl-4,5-dihydro-1,3-oxazole-4-carbonyl]amino]propyl]-2-(2,3-dihydroxyphenyl)-5-methyl-4,5-dihydro-1,3-oxazole-4-carboxamide


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C35H39N5O11/c1-18-26(38-33(50-18)21-9-4-12-24(42)29(21)45)32(48)37-15-7-17-40(16-6-14-36-31(47)20-8-3-11-23(41)28(20)44)35(49)27-19(2)51-34(39-27)22-10-5-13-25(43)30(22)46/h3-5,8-13,18-19,26-27,41-46H,6-7,14-17H2,1-2H3,(H,36,47)(H,37,48)/t18-,19+,26+,27-/m0/s1

SMILES Code: O=C([C@@H]1N=C(C2=CC=CC(O)=C2O)O[C@H]1C)NCCCN(CCCNC(C3=CC=CC(O)=C3O)=O)C([C@H]4N=C(C5=CC=CC(O)=C5O)O[C@@H]4C)=O

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).

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