Synfacts 2011(1): 0005-0005  
DOI: 10.1055/s-0030-1259129
Synthesis of Natural Products and Potential Drugs
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Synthesis of Lactonamycin

Contributor(s): Steven V. Ley, James R. Frost
K. Tatsuta*, H. Tanaka, H. Tsukagoshi, T. Kashima, S. Hosokawa
Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
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Publication Date:
21 December 2010 (online)


Lactonamycin was isolated in 1996 by Matsumoto from a culture broth of Strepto­myces rishiriensis MJ773-88K4. It has shown anti­tumor properties as well as antimicrobial ­activity against Staphylococcus (MRSA) and ­Enterococcus (VRE).