SKU: A113  / 
    CAS Number: 59165-34-3

    Actagardin

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    Actagardin is a high molecular weight tetracyclic antibiotic produced by several species of Actinoplanes. Actagardin is an antibiotic in which the macrocyclic rings are formed by thioether, rather than disulphide, bridges. Actagardin is a potent Gram positive and Gram negative antibiotic. Actagardin acts by inhibition of peptidoglycan biosynthesis.

    Actagardin is soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF and DMSO.
    Mechanism of ActionActagardin acts by inhibition of peptidoglycan biosynthesis.
    Molecular FormulaC81H124N20O24S4
    ReferencesGardimycin, a new antibiotic from Actinoplanes. I. Description of the producer strain and fermentation studies. Parenti F. et al. J. Antibiot. 1976, 29, 501. 

    Gardimycin, a new antibiotic from Actinoplanes. II Isolation and preliminary characterisation. Coronelli C. et al. J. Antibiot. 1976, 29, 507.