CHEBI:87209 - virginiamycin

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ChEBI Name virginiamycin
Definition A mixture of cyclic polypeptide streptogramin antibiotics produced by Streptomyces virginiae, S. loidensis, S. mitakaensis, S. pristina-spiralis, S. ostreogriseus, and others. The two major components are virginiamycin M1 (also known as pristinamycin IIA) and virginiamycin S1. Virginiamycin has been widely used as a growth promotion agent in livestock and has been to have bacteriostatic activity against Gram-positive organisms such as staphylococci and streptococci.
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Biological Role(s): bacterial metabolite
Any prokaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in bacteria.
antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
Application(s): antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
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Outgoing virginiamycin (CHEBI:87209) has part pristinamycin IIA (CHEBI:9997)
virginiamycin (CHEBI:87209) has part virginiamycin S1 (CHEBI:46416)
virginiamycin (CHEBI:87209) has role antibacterial drug (CHEBI:36047)
virginiamycin (CHEBI:87209) has role bacterial metabolite (CHEBI:76969)
virginiamycin (CHEBI:87209) is a mixture (CHEBI:60004)
INNs Sources
virginiamicina WHO MedNet
virginiamycin WHO MedNet
virginiamycine WHO MedNet
virginiamycinum WHO MedNet
Synonym Source
virginiamycins ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
HMDB0030520 HMDB
Virginiamycin Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
11006-76-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
11006-76-1 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
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03 August 2015