OBO ID: CHEBI:582124
Term Name: myriocin Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (2S,3R,4R,6E)-2-amino-3,4-dihydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-14-oxoicos-6-enoic acid
  • antibiotic ISP-I
  • Thermozymocidin
Definition: An amino acid-based antibiotic derived from certain thermophilic fungi; acts as a potent inhibitor of serine palmitoyltransferase, the first step in sphingosine biosynthesis. Myriocin also possesses immunosuppressant activity.
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Ontology: Chebi
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