Overview

  • Product name

    Mupirocin, antibiotic agent
  • Description

    Narrow spectrum antibiotic agent
  • Biological description

    Narrow spectrum antibiotic agent. Binds to isoleucyl t-RNA synthetase and inhibits protein synthesis. Shows dose dependent bacteriostatic and bactericidal effects against Gram-positive bacteria in vivo.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    12650-69-0
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Molecular weight

    500.62
  • Molecular formula

    C26H44O9
  • Storage instructions

    Store at Room Temperature. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in DMSO to 25 mM

  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    O=C(O)CCCCCCCCOC(=O)\C=C(/C)C[C@@H]2OC[C@H](C[C@@H]1O[C@H]1[C@@H](C)[C@H](C)O)[C@@H](O)[C@H]2O
  • Source

    Synthetic

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Chhibber S  et al. Bacteriophage as effective decolonising agent for elimination of MRSA from anterior nares of BALB/c mice. BMC Microbiol 14:212 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 25112504) »
  • Pechar R  et al. Mupirocin-mucin agar for selective enumeration of Bifidobacterium bifidum. Int J Food Microbiol 191:32-5 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 25217723) »
  • Hurler J  et al. Liposomes-in-hydrogel delivery system with mupirocin: in vitro antibiofilm studies and in vivo evaluation in mice burn model. Biomed Res Int 2013:498485 (2013). Read more (PubMed: 24369533) »

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