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- noun A natural
antibiotic, related to platensimycin, occurring in strains of Streptomyces platensis
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Platensimycin and platencin are inhibitors of FabF and FabF
While platensimycin failed to inhibit mycobacterial Mt-FabH, it would be interesting to examine whether platencin is active against Mt-FabH.
Both platensimycin and platencin are structurally similar.
Platensimycin contains a pentacyclic motif with a cyclic ether ring, whereas platencin contains a unique tetracyclic motif without the ether ring
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