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Aurodox; 1-Methylmocimycin, X 5108, Goldinodox, (αS,2R,3R,4R,6S)-N-[(2E,4E,6S,7R)-7-[(2S,3S,4R,5R)-5-[(1E,3E,5E)-7-(1,2-Dihydro-4-hydroxy-1-methyl-2-oxo-3-pyridinyl)-6-methyl-7-oxo-1,3,5-heptatrien-1-yl]tetrahydro-3,4-dihydroxy-2-furanyl]-6-methoxy-5-methyl-2,4-octadien-1-yl]-α-ethyltetrahydro-2,3,4-trihydroxy-5,5-dimethyl-6-(1E,3Z)-1,3-pentadien-1-yl-2H-pyran-2-acetamide
Aurodoxin is a member of the family of kirromycin antibiotics. Aurodoxin inhibits protein biosynthesis by binding to elongation factor Tu.
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 ...