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kasugamycin


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An aminoglycoside antibiotic produced by a strain of Streptomyces kasugaensis and containing kasugamine. It interacts stoichiometrically with the 30S ribosomal subunit, preventing initiation of protein biosynthesis in prokaryotes; it also blocks translation in fungal systems.

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