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Compound Summary for: CID 11957499

Calcimycin

Also known as: Calimycin; Calcium ionophore III; Antibiotic A 23187; Calcium ionophore A23187; UNII-37H9VM9WZL; Calcimycin A23187; 37H9VM9WZL
Molecular Formula: C29H37N3O6   Molecular Weight: 523.62058   InChIKey: HIYAVKIYRIFSCZ-CYEMHPAKSA-N
An ionophorous, polyether antibiotic from Streptomyces chartreusensis. It binds and transports CALCIUM and other divalent cations across membranes and uncouples oxidative phosphorylation while inhibiting ATPase of rat liver mitochondria. The substance is used mostly as a biochemical tool to study the role of divalent cations in various biological systems.   From: MeSH
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