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Cercosporin from Cercospora hayii

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Related Categories Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics A-F, Biochemicals and Reagents
InChI Key   JWFLIMIGORGZMQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Mode of action   cell membrane | interferes
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

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A light-induced polyketide phytotoxin reported to produce singlet oxygen when photoactivated.

Cercosporin, a polyketide phytotoxin, is activated by light and in the activated state, reacts with oxygen to produce toxic oxygen species such as singlet oxygen (O2) and superoxide (O2-). Production of reactive oxygen species leads to peroxidation of lipids in the plant cell membranes.

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5 mg in glass bottle

Application

Cercosporin (C29H26O10) is a red pigment that has been isolated from cultures of a banana pathogen . It has been used to study toxin biodegredation in species such as Bacterium Xanthomonas campestris pv. Zinniae .

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
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