Mithramycin A from Streptomyces plicatus

≥90% (HPLC)

Plicamycin, Aureolic acid
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≥90% (HPLC)

Mode of action

DNA synthesis | interferes

antibiotic activity spectrum




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General description

Chemical structure: aureolic acid


1, 5 mg in serum bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Anticancer antibiotic. Inhibits transcription and protein synthesis. Binds to DNA in native chromatin. Substrate of Pgp in MDR phenotypes.

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Precautionary Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Not applicable

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  5. What is the extinction coefficient of product M6891, Mithramycin A?

    A molar extinction coefficient of 10,000 at a wavelength of 400 nm is cited in Nucleic Acids Res., 35(7), 2215-2226 (2007). The abstract of that article is linked below. This paper in turn cites P. Aich and D. Dasgupta, Biochemistry, 34(4), 1376-1385 (1995).

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