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Compound Summary for: CID 441145

Monensin

Also known as: Monensinum, Monensina, Monensic acid, monensin A, CHEBI:27617, 17090-79-8, A 3823A, NSC343257, Monensine
Molecular Formula: C36H62O11   Molecular Weight: 670.87088   InChIKey: GAOZTHIDHYLHMS-KEOBGNEYSA-N
An antiprotozoal agent produced by Streptomyces cinnamonensis. It exerts its effect during the development of first-generation trophozoites into first-generation schizonts within the intestinal epithelial cells. It does not interfere with hosts' development of acquired immunity to the majority of coccidial species. Monensin is a sodium and proton selective ionophore and is widely used as such in biochemical studies.   From: MeSH
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