ATZ Labs - a subsidiary of Life Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd.
Life Technologies India
PhytoTechnology Laboratories

Product ID: A104


Description: Acetosyringone is a naturally occurring compound secreted from wounded dicot plant tissues and is a chemotractant for Agrobacterium sp.. It is generally used at 5uM to 200uM to enhance transformation in monocots, 3',5'-Dimethyoxy-4'-hydroxyacetophenone Acetosyringone should NOT be autoclaved.

Solubility DMSO
Physical Form Solid
Storage Temp. Room Temperature
Other Notes Plant Tissue Culture Tested
CAS NUMBER 2478-38-8
Formula Weight 196.20
Formula C10H12O4
Synonyms 3',5'-Dimethyoxy-4'-hydroxyacetophenone
Storage Temp. Room Temperature
Tariff Code 2914.50.3000
Risk Info (R) 22-36/37/38
Safety Info (S) 24/25-36
No information available

A104 Acetosyringone

Synonyms: 4-Hydroxy-3’,5’-dimethoxyacetophenone
CAS: 2478-38-8
Formula: C10H12O4
Mol. Weight: 196.20
Form: Powder
Appearance: Off-white to Tan
Application: Molecular Biology
Solubility: DMSO
Typical Working Concentration: 50 µM to 200 µM
Storage Temp: Room Temperature
Storage Temp of Stock Solution: -20 to 0ºC
Other Notes: Plant Tissue Culture Tested. Heat sensitive, do not autoclave.

Application Notes
Acetosyringone is a naturally occurring compound secreted from wounded plant tissues. It is used to increase the rate of transformation when used at 50 µM to 200 µM. (Sheikholeslam & Weeks, 1987).

João KHL and TA Brown (1993) Enhanced transformation of tomato co-cultivated with Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58C1Rifr::pGSFR1161 in the presence of acetosyringone. Plant Cell Reports, 12:7-8, pp. 422-425.
Mathews H, Bharathan N, Litz RE, Narayanan KR, Rao PS and Bhatia CR (1990) The promotion of Agrobacterium mediated transformation in Atropa belladonna L. by acetosyringone. Journal of Plant Physiology, 136 (4). pp. 404-409. ISSN 0176-1617.
Sheikholeslam, SN & DP Weeks. 1987. Acetosyringone promotes high efficiency transformation of Arabidopsis thaliana explants by Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Plant Molecular Biology 8:291-298.