Alamethicin is a channel-forming ionophore. Chemically, it is a peptide of 20 amino acids. The product consists of a mixture of several isoforms, which may be slightly different in the amino-acids sequences, but possess the same activity.
DMSO, Methanol, Ethanol
- Peptide antibiotic
- Channel forming Ionophore
Can mimic nerve action potential across artificial membranes