chartreusin

chartreusin

[shär′trü·zən]
(microbiology)
C18H18O18 Crystalline, greenish-yellow antibiotic produced by a strain of Streptomyces chartreusis; active against gram-positive microorganisms, acid-fast bacilli, and phage of Staphylococcus pyogenes.
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Chartreusin is a potent antitumor agent with a mixed polyketide-carbohydrate structure produced by Streptomyces chartreusis (68).
Biosynthesis of the antitumor agent chartreusin involves the oxidative rearrangement of an anthracyclic polyketide.