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A group of type B lantibiotics. Duramycin A was isolated from Streptoverticillium hachijoense, duramycins B and C from Streptoverticillium strain R2075 and Streptomyces griseoluteus respectively. A structurally similar compound, cinnamycin, has been isolated from Streptomyces longisporoflavus. All are potent inhibitors of phospholipase A2

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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