Swalpamycin, A new macrolide antibiotic: II. Structure elucidation

Sugata Chatterjee, Goukanapalli C.S. Reddy, Christopher M.M. Franco, R. Helmut Rupp, Bimal N. Ganguli, H. W. Fehlhaber, H. Kogler

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A new antibiotic swalpamycin (1) has been isolated from the culture broth of Streptomyces sp. Y-84,30967. The antibiotic has the molecular formula of C37H56O14 and belongs to the class of 16-membered neutral macrolide antibiotics. Its structure has been elucidated by an analysis of its spectral properties. It contains a novel aglycone herein called swalpanolide.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1368-1374
Number of pages7
JournalThe Journal of Antibiotics
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1987
Externally publishedYes


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