Brevicompanine B is a diketopiperazine related metabolite produced by Penicillium and Aspergillus species. Brevicompanine B was found to be active against the malaria parasite Plasmodium falciparum and has been demonstrated to show pronounced plant growth regulatory activity but is devoid of antifungal or antibacterial activity.
Soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO.
Storage and Stability:
Lyophilized powder may be stored at -20 degrees C. Stable for 12 months at -20 degrees C. Reconstitute with ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Aliquot to avoid repeated freezing and thawing. Store at -20 degrees C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial after thawing and prior to removing the cap. Further dilutions can be made in assay buffer.