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B8800 Sigma-Aldrich

Bacitracin zinc salt

from Bacillus licheniformis, meets USP testing specifications

Synonym: Zinc bacitracin

  • CAS Number 1405-89-6

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C66H101N17O16SZn

  • Molecular Weight 1486.07

  •  EC Number 215-787-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00130598

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24892095

  •  NACRES NA.76

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Properties

Related Categories A - K, Analytical/Chromatography, Antibacterial, Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z,
Quality Level   200
biological source   Bacillus licheniformis
Agency/Method   meets USP testing specifications
form   powder
mp   250 °C (dec.) (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
Mode of action   cell wall synthesis | interferes
antibiotic activity spectrum   Gram-positive bacteria
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   [Zn++].CCC(C)C(N)C1=NCC(S1)C(=O)N[C@@H](CC(C)C)C(=O)N[C@H](CCC([O-])=O)C(=O)N[C@@H]([C@@H](C)CC)C(=O)N[C@H]2CCCCNC(=O)[C@H](CC(N)=O)NC(=O)[C@@H](CC([O-])=O)NC(=O)[C@H](Cc3cnc[nH]3)NC(=O)[C@@H](Cc4ccccc4)NC(=O)[C@@H](NC(=O)[C@@H](CCCN)NC2=O)[C@@H](C)CC
InChI   1S/C66H103N17O16S.Zn/c1-9-35(6)52(69)66-72-32-48(100-66)63(97)80-43(26-34(4)5)59(93)75-42(22-23-50(85)86)58(92)83-53(36(7)10-2)64(98)76-40-20-15-16-25-71-55(89)46(29-49(68)84)78-62(96)47(30-51(87)88)79-61(95)45(28-39-31-70-33-73-39)77-60(94)44(27-38-18-13-12-14-19-38)81-65(99)54(37(8)11-3)82-57(91)41(21-17-24-67)74-56(40)90;/h12-14,18-19,31,33-37,40-48,52-54H,9-11,15-17,20-30,32,67,69H2,1-8H3,(H2,68,84)(H,70,73)(H,71,89)(H,74,90)(H,75,93)(H,76,98)(H,77,94)(H,78,96)(H,79,95)(H,80,97)(H,81,99)(H,82,91)(H,83,92)(H,85,86)(H,87,88);/q;+2/p-2/t35?,36-,37-,40-,41+,42+,43-,44+,45-,46-,47+,48?,52?,53-,54-;/m0./s1
InChI key   NKULICGUDKGGRL-FCHFGNCGSA-L

Description

General description

Chemical structure: peptide

Application

Bacitracin is used to study the disruption of bacterial cell wall synthesis at the level of peptidoglycan biosynthesis and isoprenyl metabolism. Used to study the biosynthesis of sterols and squalene.

Packaging

50000, 1250000 units in glass bottle

Other Notes

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep in a dry place.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

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