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Myxochelin A

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Product Data
Synonyms (S)-N,N'-(6-Hydroxyhexane-1,5-diyl)bis(2,3-dihydroxybenzamide)
Formula C20H24N2O7
MW 404.4
CAS 120243-02-9
Source/Host Synthetic. Originally isolated from Pyxidicoccus fallax HKI 727.
Purity ≥99% (NMR)
Appearance Solid.
Solubility Soluble in DMSO, ethanol, methanol, acetone, ethylacetate or chloroform. Insoluble in water or hexane.
Identity Determined by 1H-NMR.
Product Type Chemical
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Short Term Storage +4°C
Long Term Storage -20°C
Handling Advice Protect from light and moisture.
Use/Stability Stable for at least 2 years after receipt when stored at -20°C. Stable for at least 1 year after receipt when stored at +4°C.
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Product Description

  • Potent inhibitor of human 5-lipoxygenase (5-LO). This enzyme catalyzes two initial steps in the conversion of arachidonic acid into leukotrienes, well known mediators of inflammatory and allergic reactions.
  • Iron-chelating compound.
  • Anticancer antibiotic. Shown to inhibit tumor cell invasion in vitro.
  • Antibacterial compound.
  • Antioxidant with free radical scavenging activities.

Product References

  1. Myxochelin A, a new iron-chelating compound from Angiococcus disciformis (Myxobacterales). Production, isolation, physico-chemical and biological properties: B. Kunze, et al.; J. Antibiot. 42, 14 (1989)
  2. Myxochelin A, a cytotoxic antibiotic from the myxobacterium Angiococcus disciformis: J.W. Ahn, et al.; OPEM 2, 64 (2001)
  3. Antioxidative and free radical scavenging activities of Myxochelin A isolated from Angiococcus sp.(Myxobacteria): H.-H. Lee, et al.; Food Sci. Biotech. 11, 184 (2002)
  4. Absolute configuration and antitumor activity of myxochelin A produced by Nonomuraea pusilla TP-A0861: S. Miyanaga, et al.; J. Antibiot. 59, 698 (2006)
  5. Synthesis and evaluation of myxochelin analogues as antimetastatic agents: S. Miyanaga, et al.; Bioorg. Med. Chem. 17, 2724 (2009)
  6. Myxochelins target human 5-lipoxygenase: S. Schieferdecker, et al.; J. Nat. Prod. 78, 335 (2015)
  7. Harnessing enzymatic promiscuity in Myxochelin biosynthesis for the production of 5-Lipoxygenase inhibitors: J. Korp, et al.; Chembiochem. 16, 2445 (2015)
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