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Alfa Aesar™ Alamethicin

A channel-forming ionophore that activates membrane enzymes

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Alamethicin
CAS 59588-86-2
Formula Weight 1964.4
MDL Number MFCD00151517
UN Number UN3462
Synonym U-22324
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AAJ63829MCR

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alfa aesar™
J63829MCR
1mg CALL N/A N/A
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AAJ63829LB0

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alfa aesar™
J63829LB0
5mg CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 267° to 270°C
Formula Weight 1964.4
Chemical Name or Material Alamethicin
MDL Number MFCD00151517
Health Hazard 1 Danger
CAS 59588-86-2
Physical Form Powder
UN Number UN3462
Synonym U-22324
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H301
Toxic if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number AY1900000
Color White
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packaging Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: TOXINS, EXTRACTED FROM LIVING SOURCES, SOLID, N.O.S.
Quantity 1mg
Storage Note 1 2° to 8°C

Applications
Alamethicin is used as a channel-forming ionophore that activates membrane enzymes, membrane channel-forming peptide. It is a 20-amino acid channel-forming peptide antibiotic that can function as a monovalent cation ionophore. Alamethicin has been used to develop methods for the routine assessment of potential new drug candidates to elicit their pharmacokinetic drug interactions.

Solubility
Soluble in DMSO and ethanol.

Notes
Protect from heat. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P264-P270-P301+P310-P321-P405-P501a
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.
Specific treatment (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H301
Toxic if swallowed.

2° to 8°C