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17-(Allylamino)-17-demethoxy- geldanamycin, 17AAG, Tanespimycin
17AAG is an ansamycin antibiotic which binds to HSP90 (Heat Shock Protein 90) and alters it function. Origin: semi-synthetic derivate of Geldanamycin.
Selman Waksman defined the term antibiotic in 1942 to describe any substance produced by a microorganism that is antagonistic to the growth of other microorganisms in high dilution. While this ...