Fusaric Acid


2-Pyridinecarboxylic acid, 5-butyl-

5 Butyl 2 pyridinedicarboxylic Acid

5-Butyl-2-pyridinedicarboxylic Acid

Acid, 5-Butyl-2-pyridinedicarboxylic

Acid, Fusaric

Calcium Fusarate

Fusarate, Calcium

A picolinic acid derivative isolated from various Fusarium species. It has been proposed for a variety of therapeutic applications but is primarily used as a research tool. Its mechanisms of action are poorly understood. It probably inhibits DOPAMINE BETA-HYDROXYLASE, the enzyme that converts dopamine to norepinephrine. It may also have other actions, including the inhibition of cell proliferation and DNA synthesis.