OBO ID: CHEBI:156455
Term Name: tropodithietic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 3-oxo-8,9-dithiabicyclo[5.2.0]nona-1,4,6-triene-2-carboxylic acid
Definition: A monocarboxylic acid that is 8,9-dithiabicyclo[5.2.0]nona-1,3,6-triene substituted by a carboxy group at position 2 and an oxo group at position 3. It is a broad spectrum antibiotic produced by the marine bacterium Phaeobacter inhibens that also acts as a signalling molecule at lower concentrations.
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Ontology: Chebi
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