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P0440 Sigma-Aldrich

Pimaricin preparation

~2.5%, aqueous suspension

Synonym: Natamycin preparation

  • CAS Number 7681-93-8

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C33H47NO13

  • Molecular Weight 665.73

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1614878

  •  MDL number MFCD00135085

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24898105

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Properties

Related Categories Antibiotics, Antibiotics A to Z, Antibiotics N-S, Antibiotics by Mechanism of Action, Antifungal,
InChI Key   NCXMLFZGDNKEPB-FFPOYIOWSA-N
sterility   γ-irradiated
form   aqueous suspension
concentration   ~2.5%
solubility   DMSO: soluble
density   1.0 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
Mode of action   cell membrane | interferes
antibiotic activity spectrum   fungi
  yeast
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Application

Pimaricin is an amphoteric antibiotic from Streptomyces natalensis or S. chattanoogensis. It is used for a variety of fungal infections, mainly topically. It is used as an ergosterol and cholesterol binding agent to study lipid bilayer dynamics, especially in fungal cells. It is used to study pimaricin biosynthesis and as a fungicide in agar media.

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.

Other Notes

20ml

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.Light Sensitive

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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