- MW:1036.34 Da
Surfactin is a very powerful surfactant that is used as a lipopeptide antibiotic. Powerful biosurfactant resulting in the lysis of erythrocytes and bacteria. Also a clotting inhibitor. The amphiphilic properties of surfactin hep the substance to survace in both hydrophobic and hydrophilic environments. Produced by Bacillus subtilis, a Gram-positive endospore-forming bacteria.
Surfactin exhibits antibacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-mycoplasma and hemolytic properties.
|Handling||Corrosive hazard. Wear protective gloves/clothing and eye/face protection.|