mupirocin [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3000554
Synonym(s)pseudomonic acid
DefinitionMupirocin, also known as pseudomonic acid, is a bacteriostatic polyketide antibiotic from Pseudomonas fluorescens used to treat S. aureus and MRSA. It inhibits Ile tRNA synthetase.
Drug Classmupirocin-like antibiotic
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Gurney R and Thomas CM. 2011. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 90(1): 11-21. Mupirocin: biosynthesis, special features and applications of an antibiotic from a gram-negative bacterium. (PMID 21336932)