EMAIL THIS PAGE TO A FRIEND
32417 Sigma-Aldrich

Natamycin

VETRANAL, analytical standard

Synonym: Natamycin, Pimaricin

Purchase

Properties

Related Categories Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, E numbers (Food Additives), E200–E299 (preservatives), E235,
grade   analytical standard
InChI Key   NCXMLFZGDNKEPB-FFPOYIOWSA-N
product line   VETRANAL
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
format   neat
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

An antifungal polyene macrolide that binds specifically to ergosterol and blocks fungal growth. However, unlike nysatin and filipin, pimaricin does not change the permeability of the plasma membrane

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

General description

Natamycin is a polyene antibiotic that generally finds application as an antifungal agent as it lacks development of resistance and has a broad spectrum of activity. However, its mode of action is yet unclear, direct binding and isothermal titration calorimetry studies has revealed that natamycin binds specifically to ergosterol present in model membranes.

Legal Information

VETRANAL is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
TK3325000
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

Related Products

related product

Product #

Description

Add to Cart

08168 Timestrip Plus 8 °C

Technical Service:

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Bulk Ordering & Pricing:

Need larger quantities for your development, manufacturing or research applications?