SKU: T085  / 
    CAS Number: 33956-61-5


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    Tetranactin is a member of the macrotetrolide complex produced by a range of Streptomyces sp.. Unlike the other macrotetrolides, tetranactin exhibits potent insecticidal activity.

    Tetranactin is soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF and DMSO.
    Mechanism of ActionLike the other members of the macrotetrolide family, tetranactin is thought to act as a monovalent cation ionophore with high selectivity for ammonium and potassium.
    ReferencesTetranactin, a new miticidal antibiotic I. Isolation, characterisation and properties of tetranactin. Ando K. et al. J. Antibiot. 1971, 24, 347.

    Tetranactin, a new miticidal antibiotic. II. Structure of Tetranactin. Ando K. et al. J. Antibiot. 1971, 24, 418.