Desosamine

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Desosamine is a 3-(dimethylamino)-3,4,6-trideoxyhexose found in certain macrolide antibiotics such as the commonly prescribed erythromycin.

Six enzymes are required for its biosynthesis from TDP-glucose in Streptomyces venezuelae.


This page was last edited on 27 August 2017, at 04:29.
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