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any antibiotic that contains a 32‐membered ring built up of four hydroxy‐acid residues and containing four ether and four ester bonds; the group includes nonactin and related antibiotics. Some similar compounds have an open‐chain structure, e.g. monensin and nigericin.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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