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Cyclic glycopeptide antibiotics produced by Streptomyces hygroscopicus LL-AC98 that inhibit cell wall biosynthesis through lipid II binding. Five variants (α, β, γ, δ, and ε) are known, with differing properties: mannopeptimycin-ε is effective in treating infection due to meticillin-resistant staphylococci and vancomycin-resistant enterococci.

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