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Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-[(4R,5S,6S,7 R,9R,10R,11E,13E,16R)-6-[(2 S,3R,4R,5S,6R)

-5-[(2S,4R,5S,6 S)-4,5-Dihydroxy-4,6-dimethyloxan- 2-yl]oxy-4-dimethylamino-3-hydroxy-6-methyloxan-2-yl]oxy-4,10-dihydroxy- 5-methoxy-9,16-dimethyl-2-oxo-1-oxacyclohexadeca-11,13-dien-7-yl]acetaldehyde

CAS number 39405-35-1
ATCvet code QJ01FA93
PubChem 5282189
Chemical data
Formula C 35H59NO13  
Mol. mass 701.84 g/mol
Synonyms Turimycin
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Kitasamycin (INN) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is produced by streptomyces kitasatoensis. The drug has antimicrobial activity against a wide spectrum of pathogens.


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