Overview

  • Product name

    Tropodithietic acid, Antibiotic agent
  • Description

    Broad spectrum antibiotic agent
  • Biological description

    Broad spectrum antibiotic agent. Active against Gram-negative and Gram-positive species. Shows antinematodal, antifungal and antitumor effects.
  • Purity

    > 98%
  • CAS Number

    750590-18-2
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Molecular weight

    212.25
  • Molecular formula

    C8H4O3S2
  • Storage instructions

    Store at -20°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in DMSO
  • 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)C=1C(=O)C=CC=C2SSC=12
  • Source

    Roseobacter gallaeciensis

  • Research areas

References

This product has been referenced in:

  • Rabe P  et al. Synthesis and bioactivity of analogues of the marine antibiotic tropodithietic acid. Beilstein J Org Chem 10:1796-801 (2014). Read more (PubMed: 25161739) »
  • Porsby CH  et al. Resistance and tolerance to tropodithietic acid, an antimicrobial in aquaculture, is hard to select. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 55:1332-7 (2011). Read more (PubMed: 21263047) »
  • Gram L  et al. Antibacterial activity of marine culturable bacteria collected from a global sampling of ocean surface waters and surface swabs of marine organisms. Mar Biotechnol (NY) 12:439-51 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 19823914) »

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