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Valinomycin Summary

Description: A cyclododecadepsipeptide ionophore antibiotic produced by Streptomyces fulvissimus and related to the enniatins. It is composed of 3 moles each of L-valine, D-alpha-hydroxyisovaleric acid, D-valine, and L-lactic acid linked alternately to form a 36-membered ring. (From Merck Index, 11th ed) Valinomycin is a potassium selective ionophore and is commonly used as a tool in biochemical studies.

Key Diseases for which Valinomycin is Relevant

  1. Myocardial Ischemia (Ischemic Heart Diseases) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result
  2. Infection : 1 outcome in 2 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 2 studies in 13 results
  4. Ehrlich Tumor Carcinoma : 1 study in 8 results
  5. Dehydration (Water Stress) : 1 study in 6 results
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Drugs Related to Valinomycin

  1. Nigericin
  2. Nisoldipine
  3. Tetracycline (Achromycin)
  4. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  5. Cisplatin (Platino)
  6. Ionophores
  7. Quercetin
  8. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  9. Hydroxyl Radical
  10. Ions
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Therapies Related to Valinomycin

  1. Microelectrodes
  2. Lenses
  3. Electrodes (Electrode)
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)

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