- Formula:C27 H24 N2 O9
- Appearance:Yellow to light tan solid
- Purity:>95% by HPLC
Albofungin is a polyaromatic heterocycle containing a rare N-aminoamide, isolated from a Streptomyces species in Russia in 1959. Albofungin exhibits a broad biological profile with antibiotic, antifungal, antihelminthic and very potent antitumor activity. The mode of action of albofungin has not been investigated.