National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Valinomycin - 13057

 

CASRN: 2001-95-8

Formula: C54-H90-N6-O18

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Cyclic(D-alpha-hydroxyisovaleryl-D-valyl-L-lactoyl-L-valyl-D-alpha-hydroxyisovaleryl-D-valyl-L-lactoyl-L-valyl-D-alpha-hydroxyisovaleryl-D-valyl-L-lactoyl-L-valyl)

Known Uses

A cyclododecadepsipeptide ionophore antibiotic produced by Streptomyces fulvissimus and related to the enniatins. It is composed of 3 moles each of L-valine, D-alpha-hydroxyisovaleric acid, D-valine, and L-lactic acid linked alternately to form a 36-membered ring. (From Merck Index, 11th ed) Valinomycin is a potassium selective ionophore and is commonly used as a tool in biochemical studies.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • C. elegans  (W13057)  Completed 
    • C. elegans
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