aqabamycin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Aqaba on the Red Sea, where the bacteria were found.

Noun[edit]

aqabamycin (plural aqabamycins)

  1. (organic chemistry) Any of a class of nitro derivatives of maleimides, isolated from a bacterium of the genus Vibrio, whose metabolites have antibacterial and cytotoxic properties