orthosomycin antibiotic [Drug Class]

Accession ARO:3007166
DefinitionOrthosomycins are a group of experimental/veterinary orthoester and oligosaccharide antibiotics that target the 70s ribosomal subunit. They are generally no longer considered potential clinical antibiotics, but continue to be used in livestock feed and for experimental purposes.
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+ evernimicin [Antibiotic]
+ avalimycin [Antibiotic]

Arenz S, et al. 2016. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113(27):7527-32 Structures of the orthosomycin antibiotics avilamycin and evernimicin in complex with the bacterial 70S ribosome. (PMID 27330110)