D-cycloserine d-4-amino-3-isoxazolidinone

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A tuberculostatic antibiotic found in cultures of Streptomyces orchidaceus. It is a potent inhibitor of alanine racemase (EC and d‐alanine–d‐alanine ligase (EC; alanylalanine synthetase), two enzymes concerned in the biosynthesis of bacterial cell wall peptidoglycan.


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