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avermectin (CHEBI:50344)

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ChEBI Name avermectin
Definition Any of the macrolides obtained as fermentation products from the bacterium Streptomyces avermitilis and consisting of a 16-membered macrocyclic backbone that is fused both benzofuran and spiroketal functions and contains a disaccharide substituent. They have significant anthelmintic and insecticidal properties.
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Biological Role(s): bacterial metabolite
Any prokaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in bacteria.
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Outgoing avermectin (CHEBI:50344) has role bacterial metabolite (CHEBI:76969)
avermectin (CHEBI:50344) is a cyclic ketal (CHEBI:59779)
avermectin (CHEBI:50344) is a macrolide (CHEBI:25106)
Incoming avermectin B1a (CHEBI:29534) is a avermectin (CHEBI:50344)
avermectin B1b (CHEBI:29537) is a avermectin (CHEBI:50344)
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06 August 2014