Agent Name

Rhodotorulic acid

CAS Number

18928-00-2

Formula

C14-H24-N4-O6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(2S-cis)-N,N'-((3,6-Dioxo-2,5-piperazinediyl)di-3,1-propanediyl)bis(N-hydroxyacetamide); Acetohydroxamic acid, N,N'-((3,6-dioxo-2,5-piperazinediyl)bis(trimethylene)di-, L-; RA; (2S-cis)-N,N'-((3,6-Dioxopiperazine-2,5-diyl)di-3,1-propanediyl)bis(N-hydroxyacetamide); Acetamide, N,N'-(((2S,5S)-3,6-dioxo-2,5-piperazinediyl)di-3,1-propanediyl)bis(N-hydroxy-; Acetamide, N,N'-((3,6-dioxo-2,5-piperazinediyl)di-3,1-propanediyl)bis(N-hydroxy-, (2S-cis)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Biomolecules

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Rhodotorulic acid is a dihydroxamate-containing siderophore which is expressed by some bacteria for the purposes of sequestering insoluble ferric iron(III) for organism growth." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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