ansamycin

An anticancer drug that belongs to the family of drugs called antineoplastic antibiotics.

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  • Ansamycin — Ansamycins is a family of secondary metabolites that show antimicrobial activity against many gram positive and some gram negative bacteria and includes various compounds among which: streptovaricins and rifamycins [cite journal |author=Wehrli, W …   Wikipedia

  • Ansamycin — Rifamycine bezeichnet eine Gruppe von Antibiotika, die von Bakterien aus der Familie der Actinomyceten erzeugt werden, vor allem von der Gattung Amycolatopsis. Sie können aber auch synthetisch hergestellt werden. Rifamycine wirken gegen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ansamycin — noun Any of a family of secondary metabolites with antimicrobial and antiviral effects …   Wiktionary

  • Ansamycin — An|sa|my|cin [lat. ansa = Henkel; ↑ mycin], das; s, e: Gruppenbez. für Lactamgruppierungen enthaltende Makrolid Antibiotika, z. B. Rifampicin, Geldanamycin, Maytansin …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Macbecin — chembox new ImageFile = Macbecin I.png ImageSize = IUPACName = carbamic acid [(2R,3S,5R,6S,7R,8E,11S,12Z,14E) 2,5,6 trimethoxy 3,7,9,11,15 pentamethyl 16,20,22 trioxo 17 azabicyclo [16.3.1] docosa 1(21),8,12,14,18 pentaen 10 yl] ester OtherNames …   Wikipedia

  • Ansamicina — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Estructura molecular de la rifapentina, una de las ansamicinas derivada de la rifamicina, usada en el tratamiento de la tuberculosis.[1] Las ansamicinas …   Wikipedia Español

  • Antibiotic — In modern usage, an antibiotic is a chemotherapeutic agent with activity against microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi or protozoa. [cite book|author=Davey PG|chapter=Antimicrobial chemotherapy|editor=Ledingham JGG, Warrell DA|title=Concise… …   Wikipedia

  • Erythromycin — Systematic (IUPAC) name (3 …   Wikipedia

  • Macrolide — The macrolides are a group of drugs (typically antibiotics) whose activity stems from the presence of a macrolide ring , a large macrocyclic lactone ring to which one or more deoxy sugars, usually cladinose and desosamine, may be attached. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Rifamycin — The rifamycins are a group of antibiotics which are synthesized either naturally by the bacterium Amycolatopsis mediterranei , or artificially. They are a subclass of the larger family, Ansamycin. Rifamycins are particularly effective against… …   Wikipedia

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