|Description||A salt of blasticidin S, an amphoteric nucleoside produced by several species of streptomyces; originally isolated by acetone precipitation; an antifungal agent with particularly potent activity against the rice pathogen; inhibits protein synthesis and is active against bacteria, tumour cell lines and nematodes; has been used as a marker for strain manipulations.|
|Purity||>98% by HPLC|
|Solubility||Soluble in ethanol, methanol, DMF or DMSO. Good water solubility.|
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