Aurodox CAS: 12704-90-4
Aurodox is a compound that inhibits bacterial protein biosynthesis.

Aurodox (CAS 12704-90-4)

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Alternate Names: 1-Methylmocimycin; Goldinodox
Application: Aurodox is a compound that inhibits bacterial protein biosynthesis
CAS Number: 12704-90-4
Purity: ≥95%
Molecular Weight: 810.97
Molecular Formula: C44H62N2O12
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
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Aurodox inhibits bacterial protein biosynthesis by interrupting the functional cycle of Elongation Factor-Tu (EF-Tu). This is a weakly acidic antibiotic that causes a ribosomal stoppage during translation.


Feedback inhibition of the synthesis of an antibiotic: aurodox (X-5108).: C. Liu, et al.; J. Antibiot. 30, 244 (1977)
Increased production of the antibiotic aurodox (X-5108) by aurodox-resistant mutants.: J. Unowsky & D.C. Hoppe; J. Antibiot. 31, 662 (1978)
Stimulation of Escherichia coli elongation factor Tu-dependent GTP hydrolysis by aminoacyl oligonucleotides in the presence of aurodox.: P. Bhuta & S. Chladek; FEBS Lett. 122, 113 (1980)
Synthetic analogs of aurodox and kirromycin active on elongation factor Tu from Escherichia coli.: G. Chinali; J. Antibiot. 34, 1039 (1981)
Effects of nucleotide- and aurodox-induced changes in elongation factor Tu conformation upon its interactions with aminoacyl transfer RNA. A fluorescence study.: V.A. Dell, et al.; Biochemistry 29, 1757 (1990)
Conformational change of elongation factor Tu (EF-Tu) induced by antibiotic binding. Crystal structure of the complex between EF-Tu.GDP and aurodox.: L. Vogeley, et al.; J. Biol. Chem. 276, 17149 (2001)

Physical State :
Derived From :
Streptomyces sp. K06-0806
Solubility :
Soluble in acetone, chloroform, ethyl acetate, methanol, and methylene chloride. Insoluble in water.
Storage :
Store at -20° C
Boiling Point :
930.5° C at 760 mmHg
Density :
1.27 g/cm3
Refractive Index :
n20D 1.62
pK Values :
pKa: 6.1
For Research Use Only. Not Intended for Diagnostic or Therapeutic Use.
PubChem CID :
Merck Index :
14: 882
MDL Number :
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