Cationomycin A, B, C, D

NPEdia Cationomycin
Producing organism
Actinomadura azurea sp. nov.
Biological activity
antibacterial activity
isolation and structural determination
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  • biological studies by other groups
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    Arch Biochem Biophys, 363(2): 361-372 (1999) PMID: 10068460 [ doi: 10.1006/abbi.1999.1101 ]
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