CHEBI:62579 - carboxymycobactin

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ChEBI Name carboxymycobactin
ChEBI ID CHEBI:62579
Definition Any one of a class of α-amino acid ester-lactams secreted by, amongst others, Mycobacterium tuberculosis and which are both lipid- and water-soluble and act as siderophores.
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Submitter R. Stephan
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Formula C29H34N5O12R3(CH2)n
Net Charge 0
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): siderophore
Any of low-molecular-mass iron(3)-chelating compounds produced by microorganisms for the purpose of the transport and sequestration of iron.
Biological Role(s): siderophore
Any of low-molecular-mass iron(3)-chelating compounds produced by microorganisms for the purpose of the transport and sequestration of iron.
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Outgoing carboxymycobactin (CHEBI:62579) has role siderophore (CHEBI:26672)
carboxymycobactin (CHEBI:62579) is a α-amino acid ester (CHEBI:46874)
carboxymycobactin (CHEBI:62579) is a cyclic hydroxamic acid (CHEBI:23445)
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carboxymycobactins ChEBI
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Exomycobactin SUBMITTER
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Last Modified
05 March 2014