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Antibiotics pp 631-635 | Cite as

Valinomycin

  • F. Edmund HunterJr.
  • Lois S. Schwartz
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Abstract

The isolation of and chemical studies on valinomycin from Streptomyces fulvissimus were first reported by Brockmann and Schmidt-Kastner (1955). Shemyakin et al. (1965) reported its structure to be a cyclododecadepsipeptide consisting of three repetitions of the sequence, d-valine, l-lactic acid, l-valine, and d-α-hydroxyvaleric acid. The empirical formula is C54H90O18N6 with a molecular weight of 1110. The structural formula is indicated in Fig. 1.

Keywords

Trypanosoma Brucei Phenazine Methosulfate Structure Activity Relation Permeant Anion Terium Tuberculosis 
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  • F. Edmund HunterJr.
  • Lois S. Schwartz

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