Cat. No. 3917
Alternative Name: LY 146032
Chemical Name: N-(1-Oxodecyl)-L-tryptophyl-D-aspar
Biological ActivityLipopeptide, calcium-dependent antibiotic. Exhibits potent bacteriocidal activity against most gram-positive bacteria in vitro and in vivo, including antibiotic-resistant strains such as MRSA and VRE. Disrupts plasma membrane function; activity results in membrane depolarization leading to inhibition of protein, DNA and RNA synthesis.
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Robbel and Marahiel (2010) Daptomycin, a bacterial lipopeptide synthesized by a non-ribosomal machinery. J.Biol.Chem. 285 27501. PMID: 20522545.
Steenbergen et al (2005) Daptomycin: a lipopeptide antibiotic for the treatment of serious gram-positive infections. J.Antimicrob Chemother. 55 283. PMID: 15705644.
Jung et al (2004) Structural transitions as determinants of the action of the calcium-dependent antibiotic daptomycin. Chem.Biol. 11 949. PMID: 15271353.
Tally and DeBruin (2000) Development of daptomycin for gram-positive infections. J.Antimicrob Chemother. 46 523. PMID: 11020247.
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