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Synonyms Undecylprodiginine; Prodigiosin 25C
Product Type Chemical

C25H35N3O . HCl

MW 393.6 . 36.5
CAS 56247-02-0 | 52340-48-4 (parent)
Source/Host Chemicals Isolated from Streptomyces parvulus.
Purity Chemicals ≥95% (HPLC, NMR)
Appearance Red solid.
Solubility Soluble in DMSO, methanol, acetone or chloroform.
Identity Determined by 1H-NMR.
Declaration Manufactured by BioViotica.
Shipping and Handling
Shipping AMBIENT
Short Term Storage +4°C
Long Term Storage -20°C
Handling Advice Protect from light.
Use/Stability Stable for at least 1 year after receipt when stored at -20°C.
Store solutions at -20°C in the dark.
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  • Tripyrrolic pigment like prodigiosin.
  • Antimalarial agent.
  • Apoptosis inducer.
  • Anticancer agent with multiple modes of action.
  • Immunosuppressant in non-toxic concentrations.
  • Bone resorption inhibitor.
  • Antiulcer agent.
Product References
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  2. Undecylprodigiosin: H. H. Wassermann, et al.; Tetrahedron 32, 1851 (1976)
  3. Characterization of the new immunosuppressive drug undecylprodigiosin in human lymphocytes: retinoblastoma protein, cyclin-dependent kinase-2, and cyclin-dependent kinase-4 as molecular targets: S. Songia, et al.; J. Immunol. 158, 3987 (1997)
  4. Chemistry and biology of roseophilin and the prodigiosin alkaloids: a survey of the last 2500 years: A. Fürstner; Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 42, 3582 (2003)
  5. The prodigiosins: a new family of anticancer drugs: B. Montaner & R. Pérez-Tomás; Curr. Cancer Drug Targets 3, 57 (2003) (Review)
  6. Potent in vitro anticancer activity of metacycloprodigiosin and undecylprodigiosin from a sponge-derived actinomycete Saccharopolyspora sp. nov: R. Liu, et al.; Arch. Pharm. Res. 28, 1341 (2005)
  7. The biosynthesis and regulation of bacterial prodiginines: N. R. Williamson, et al.; Nat. Rev. Microbiol. 4, 887 (2006) (Review)
  8. Undecylprodigiosin selectively induces apoptosis in human breast carcinoma cells independent of p53: T.-F. Ho, et al.; Toxicol. Appl. Pharmacol. 225, 318 (2007)
  9. Prodigiosin synthesis with electron rich 2,2`-bipyrroles: B. Jolicoeur & W. D. Lubell; Can. J. Chem. 86, 213 (2008)
  10. Antimalarial activity of natural and synthetic prodiginines: K. Papireddy, et al.; J. Med. Chem. 54, 5296 (2011)
  11. Streptomyces sp. JS520 produces exceptionally high quantities of undecylprodigiosin with antibacterial, antioxidative, and UV-protective properties: N. Stankovic, et al.; Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 96, 1217 (2012)
  12. Undecylprodigiosin induced apoptosis in P388 cancer cells is associated with its binding to ribosome: P. Liu, et al.; PLoS One 8, e65381 (2013)
  13. Properties and applications of undecylprodigiosin and other bacterial prodigiosins: N. Stankovic, et al.; Appl. Microbiol. Biot. 98, 3841 (2014)
  14. Undecylprodigiosin conjugated monodisperse gold nanoparticles efficiently cause apoptosis in colon cancer cells in vitro: J. Nikodinovic-Runic, et al.; J. Mater. Chem. B: Mat. Biol. Med. 2, 3271 (2014)
  15. Stereochemistry and Mechanism of undecylprodigiosin Oxidative Carbocyclization to Streptorubin B by the rieske oxygenase RedG: D.M. Withall, et al.; JACS 137, 7889 (2015)
  16. The Streptomyces metabolite anhydroexfoliamycin ameliorates hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease in vitro and in vivo: M. Leiros, et al.; Neuroscience (Amsterdam, Netherlands) 305, 26 (2015)
  17. Biological effects of bacterial pigment undecylprodigiosin on human blood cells treated with atmospheric gas plasma in vitro: S. Lazovic, et al.; Exp. Toxicol. Pathol. 69, 55 (2017)
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