Lipiarmycin

Article number:

5500406

CAS No.:

873857-62-6

Formula:

C52H74Cl2O18

Synonyms:

Fidaxomicin, Dificid, Clostomycin B1, Tiacumicin B; Difimicin; Lipiarmycin A3, Lipiarmycin

Molecular weight:

1058,04 g/mol

Lipiarmycin is a new antibiotic, found to inhibit RNA polymerase from E. coly by blocking the initiation step of RNA synthesis. It is suggested that Lipiarmycin (Fidaxomicin) is inhibiting the P-Glycoprotein in the gout.

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Antibiotics

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 ...

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