Desertomycin A is a 42-membered macrocyclic lactone with broad spectrum activity against Gram +ve and Gram -ve bacteria, yeasts and fungi. There has been little investigation into the mode of action of desertomycin A.
Desertomycin A from Streptomyces sp.
Soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Limited water solubility.
Storage and Stability:
Lyophilized powder may be stored at -20 degrees C. Stable for 12 months at -20 degrees C. Reconstitute with 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.