Chemistry of Natural Compounds

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 90–94 | Cite as

The structure of the amino sugars from the antibiotic actinoidin

  • N. N. Lomakina
  • I. A. Spiridonova
  • Yu. N. Sheinker
  • T. F. Vlasova


1. Two new aminodeoxy sugars — acosamine and actinosamine — have been obtained from the antibiotic actinoidin.

2. Acosamine has the structure of 3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxy-L-arabinohexose.

3. Actinosamine is identical with 4-O-methylacosamine.


Acetic Anhydride Amino Sugar Hydrogen Chloride Sodium Periodate Dimethyl Sulfate 


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© Consultants Bureau, a division of Plenum Publishing Corporation 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. N. Lomakina
  • I. A. Spiridonova
  • Yu. N. Sheinker
  • T. F. Vlasova

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