Product overview

Name Elaiophylin
Description Macrolide antibiotic
Biological description Macrolide antibiotic. Testosterone 5-reductase and Mg2+- ATPase inhibitor. Shows anthelmintic and immunosuppressive actions. Enhances the antifungal actions of rapamycin.
Purity >95%
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Important This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.



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Chemical Data

Chemical name Azalomycin-B; Gopalamicin; Salbomycin
Molecular Weight 1025.27
Chemical structure Product image
Molecular Formula C54H88O18
CAS Number 37318-06-2
PubChem identifier 6444206
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References for Elaiophylin

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product
  • Characterization of the correlation between ATP-dependent aminophospholipid translocation and Mg2+-ATPase activity in red blood cell membranes.

    Beleznay Z et al (1997) Eur J Biochem 243(1-2) : 58-65.
  • SNA-4606-1, a new member of elaiophylins with enzyme inhibition activity against testosterone 5 alpha-reductase.

    Nakakoshi M et al (1999) J Antibiot (Tokyo) 52(2) : 175-7.
  • Enhancement of the antifungal activity of rapamycin by the coproduced elaiophylin and nigericin.

    Fang A et al (2000) J Antibiot (Tokyo) 53(2) : 158-62.