Ambuic Acid

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Cat.No. 6547 - Ambuic Acid  | C19H26O6 | CAS No. 340774-69-8
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Description: Quorum sensing inhibitor; antibacterial

Chemical Name: (2E)-4-[(1R,5R,6R)-3-(1E)-1-Hepten-1-yl-5-hydroxy-4-(hydroxymethyl)-2-oxo-7-oxabicyclo[4.1.0]hept-3-en-1-yl]-2-methyl-2-butenoic acid

Purity: ≥95%

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Biological Activity

Quorum sensing inhibitor. Inhibits auto-inducing peptide (AIP) signal biosynthesis in MRSA (IC50 = 2.5 μM). Reduces MRSA-induced abcess formation in rats. Exhibits activity against pathogenic Gram-positive bacteria but not commensal bacteria.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
350.41
Formula:
C19H26O6
Solubility:
Soluble to 1 mg/ml in DMSO and to 1 mg/ml in ethanol
Purity:
≥95%
Storage:
Store at -20°C
CAS No:
340774-69-8

The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
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Background References

  1. Signal biosynthesis inhibition with ambuic acid as a strategy to target antibiotic-resistant infections.
    Todd et al.
    Antimicrob.Agents Chemother., 2017;61:e00263-17

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