Ambuic Acid

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Ambuic Acid (Cat. No. 6547) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Cat.No. 6547 - Ambuic Acid | C19H26O6 | CAS No. 340774-69-8
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% (HPLC)
Literature (1)

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
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥95% (HPLC)
CAS Number 340774-69-8
PubChem ID 11152290
Smiles CCCCC/C=C/C1=C([C@H]([C@H]2O[C@]2(C1=O)C/C=C(C(O)=O)\C)O)CO

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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Todd et al (2017) Signal biosynthesis inhibition with ambuic acid as a strategy to target antibiotic-resistant infections. Antimicrob.Agents Chemother. 61 e00263-17 PMID: 28607020

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