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Viomycin
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(3S)-3,6-diamino-N-[(3S,6Z,9S,12S,15S)-3-[(4R,6S)-2-amino-6-hydroxy-3,4,5,6-tetrahydropyrimidin-4-yl]-6-[(carbamoylamino)methylidene]-9,12-bis(hydroxymethyl)-2,5,8,11,14-pentaoxo-1,4,7,10,13-pentazacyclohexadec-15-yl]hexanamide
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CAS number 32988-50-4
ATC code  ?
PubChem 3037981
Chemical data
Formula C25H43N13O10 
Mol. mass 685.691 g/mol
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Viomycin sulfate (Viocin®) is an polypeptide antibiotic used in the treatment of tuberculosis. It is produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces puniceus, that binds to RNA and inhibits prokaryotic protein synthesis and certain forms of RNA splicing.

Administration

Intramuscular injection.


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