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N-Hexanoyl-DL-homoserine lactone

≥97.0% (HPLC)

Synonym: N-Caproyl-DL-homoserine lactone

  • CAS Number 106983-28-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C10H17NO3

  • Molecular Weight 199.25

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1640340

  •  MDL number MFCD01862908

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329748862

  •  eCl@ss 32160406

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Related Categories A - H, Amino Acids, Biochemicals and Reagents, Homoserine Lactones, Microbiology,
InChI Key   ZJFKKPDLNLCPNP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥97.0% (HPLC)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

Induces violacein expression in a Chromobacterium violaceum mutant usually not able to produce homoserine lactones.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Quorum-sensing signal generation

N-Hexanoyl-DL-homoserine lactone is a member of N-acyl-homoserine lactone family. N-acylhomoserine lactones (AHL) regulate gene expression in gram-negative bacteria, such as Echerichia and Salmonella and are involved in quorum sensing, cell to cell communication among bacteria. Some AHLs are potent chemoattractants for human immune cells such as neutrophils.

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RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Microbiology Introduction

An initial aim of all microbiologists is the reproducible growth of their microbial cultures, no matter whether the microorganisms are of natural origin or have been genetically engineered by man. Re...
Keywords: Absorption, Aerobic, Anaerobic, Antibiotics, Antimicrobials, Buffers, Culture media, Diffusion, Environmental, Filtration, Genetic, Growth factors, Metabolism, Phase transitions, Precipitation, Reductions, Respiration, Sample preparations, Vitamins

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