Muroctasin

  • N(sup 2)-((N-Acetylmuramoyl)-L-alanyl-D-isoglutaminyl)-N(sup 6)-stearoyl-L-lysine
  • DJ-7041
  • MDP-lys(L18)
  • N-Acetylmuramyl-ala-D-isoglutaminyl-N-episilon-stearoyl-lys
  • Nopia
  • Romurtide
Formula
C43H78N6O13
Structure
Uses
Antibiotic peptide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
78113-36-7
RTECS
OL5545000
Merck
12,8412
Beilstein/Gmelin
4288462

Properties.
Formula
C43H78N6O13
Formula mass
887.12
Melting point, °C
176 - 178
Density
1.16 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
28 mg/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
3.71 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
5.15

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store at -20 C. Keep container tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable if stored at recommended conditions.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and nitrogen oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish with water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Health
3
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
May cause irritation. May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion, or skin absorption.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.