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1405-97-6 - Gramicidin, 95% - J66771 - Alfa Aesar

J66771 Gramicidin, 95%

CAS Number
1405-97-6
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100mg 13.36
500mg 50.47
1g 98.40
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Gramicidin, 95%

MDL
MFCD00131232
EINECS
215-790-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C99H140N20O17
Formula Weight
1882.29
Form
Powder
Melting point
229-230°
Solubility
Soluble in acetic acid and lower alcohols. Practically insoluble in water.

Applications

Targets primarily the cell membrane of Gram-positive bacteria and shows little effect against Gram-negative bacteria. Gramicidin is typically used as a topical antimicrobial agent because it also causes hemolysis of red blood cells.

Notes

Gramicidin is a combination of six different antimicrobial polypeptides. Research Use only: Not intended for animal or human diagnostic or therapeutic use.

Literature References

Kondejewski, L.H.; Farmer, S. W.; Wishart, D.S.; Hancock, R.E,W.; Hodges, R.S. Gramicidin S Is Active against Both Gram-positive and Gram-negative Bacteria. International Journal of Peptide and Protein Research 1996 47 (6), 460-66.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
2941.90
TSCA
No
RTECS
MD8225000

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