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Introduction: Calcimycin

Description of Calcimycin

Calcimycin: An ionophorous, polyether antibiotic from Streptomyces chartreusensis. It binds and transports 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Calcimycin

The following list attempts to classify Calcimycin into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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