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N1271

Sigma-Aldrich

Narasin from Streptomyces auriofaciens

≥98% (HPLC)

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C43H72O11
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
765.03
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.85

Quality Level

assay

≥98% (HPLC)

form

powder

solubility

methanol: soluble 20 mg/mL

antibiotic activity spectrum

Gram-positive bacteria
fungi
viruses

Mode of action

cell membrane | interferes

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CCC(C1OC(C(C)CC1C)C(C)C(O)C(C)C(=O)C(CC)C2OC3(OC4(CCC(C)(O4)C5CCC(O)(CC)C(C)O5)C(O)C=C3)C(C)CC2C)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C43H72O11/c1-12-30(35(46)27(8)34(45)28(9)36-23(4)21-24(5)37(51-36)31(13-2)39(47)48)38-25(6)22-26(7)42(52-38)18-15-32(44)43(54-42)20-19-40(11,53-43)33-16-17-41(49,14-3)29(10)50-33/h15,18,23-34,36-38,44-45,49H,12-14,16-17,19-22H2,1-11H3,(H,47,48)

InChI key

VHKXXVVRRDYCIK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Narasin is a growth-promoting ionophoric antibacterial agent for Enterococci, specifically Enterococcus faecium and Enterococcus faecalis. It inhibits coccidial infection in poultry and mammals and is used in studies involving sodium calcium ion exchange.

Packaging

5, 25, 50 mg in serum bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Narasin administration in swine results in improved nitrogen digestibility, which decreases fecal nitrogen and increases the relative concentrations of propionic acid in the large intestine. Polyether ionophores, such as Narasin, have a hydrophilic interior and a hydrophobic exterior. The lipophilic ionophore attaches to the lipid rich cell membranes of Gram-positive bacteria. Ionophores bind Na+, K+, and H+ and facilitate their transfer across the bacterial cell membrane, resulting in an increase in H+ concentration on the inside of the Gram-positive cell. Therefore, the H+ ATPase pump is activated to transport out excess H+. The cell is depleted of its energy resources and reduces fermentative functions and cell division .

Pictograms

Skull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 2 Oral

Storage Class Code

6.1B - Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat. 1 and 2 / very toxic hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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