CHEBI:443725 - fosmidomycin

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ChEBI Name fosmidomycin
Definition Propylphosphonic acid in which one of the hydrogens at position 3 is substituted by a formyl(hydroxy)amino group. An antibiotic obtained from Streptomyces lavendulae, it specifically inhibits DXP reductoisomerase (EC, a key enzyme in the non-mevalonate pathway of isoprenoid biosynthesis.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:42526
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Formula C4H10NO5P
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 183.09970
Monoisotopic Mass 183.030
InChI InChI=1S/C4H10NO5P/c6-4-5(7)2-1-3-11(8,9)10/h4,7H,1-3H2,(H2,8,9,10)
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): bacterial metabolite
Any prokaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in bacteria.
EC (1-deoxy-D-xylulose-5-phosphate reductoisomerase) inhibitor
An EC 1.1.1.* (oxidoreductase acting on donor CH-OH group, NAD+ or NADP+ acceptor) inhibitor that interferes with the action of 1-deoxy-D-xylulose-5-phosphate reductoisomerase (EC
antimicrobial agent
A substance that kills or slows the growth of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoans.
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Outgoing fosmidomycin (CHEBI:443725) has role antimicrobial agent (CHEBI:33281)
fosmidomycin (CHEBI:443725) has role bacterial metabolite (CHEBI:76969)
fosmidomycin (CHEBI:443725) has role EC (1-deoxy-D-xylulose-5-phosphate reductoisomerase) inhibitor (CHEBI:77654)
fosmidomycin (CHEBI:443725) is a hydroxamic acid (CHEBI:24650)
fosmidomycin (CHEBI:443725) is a phosphonic acids (CHEBI:26069)
{3-[formyl(hydroxy)amino]propyl}phosphonic acid
INNs Sources
fosmidomycin ChemIDplus
fosmidomycina ChemIDplus
fosmidomycine ChemIDplus
fosmidomycinum ChemIDplus
Synonym Source
3-(N-hydroxyformamido)propylphosphonic acid ChEMBL
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DB02948 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
4133006 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
66508-53-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
11 March 2014