Tenuazonic acid is potent tetramic acid mycotoxin produced by several fungal genera, notably Alternaria. Tenuazonic acid exhibits antitumor, antiviral and antibacterial activity.
Tenuazonic acid from Alternaria sp.
Soluble DMSO. Limited methanol, ethanol or 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.