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Oligomycins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Oligomycins
Tree Number(s)
D02.540.505.620
Unique ID
D009840
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009840
Scope Note
A closely related group of toxic substances elaborated by various strains of Streptomyces. They are 26-membered macrolides with lactone moieties and double bonds and inhibit various ATPases, causing uncoupling of phosphorylation from mitochondrial respiration. Used as tools in cytochemistry. Some specific oligomycins are RUTAMYCIN, peliomycin, and botrycidin (formerly venturicidin X).
Entry Term(s)
Oligomycin
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Uncoupling Agents
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
82; was OLIGOMYCIN 1966-81; RUTAMYCIN was see under ANTIBIOTICS, ANTIFUNGAL 1975-81
Online Note
use OLIGOMYCINS to search OLIGOMYCIN 1966-81
History Note
82; was OLIGOMYCIN 1963-81 (Prov 1963-65)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
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