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Valinomycin MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Valinomycin
Tree Number(s)
D04.345.566.297.500
D12.644.641.297.500
Unique ID
D014634
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014634
Scope Note
A cyclododecadepsipeptide ionophore antibiotic produced by Streptomyces fulvissimus and related to the enniatins. It is composed of 3 moles each of L-valine, D-alpha-hydroxyisovaleric acid, D-valine, and L-lactic acid linked alternately to form a 36-membered ring. (From Merck Index, 11th ed) Valinomycin is a potassium selective ionophore and is commonly used as a tool in biochemical studies.
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Ionophores
Registry Number
2001-95-8
CAS Type 1 Name
Valinomycin
Previous Indexing
Antibiotics (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(71)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Valinomycin Preferred
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