This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word oligomycins
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A closely related group of toxic substances elaborated by various strains of Streptomyces. They are 26-membered macrolides with lactone moieties and double bonds and inhibit various ATPases, causing uncoupling of phosphorylation from mitochondrial respiration. Used as tools in cytochemistry. Some specific oligomycins are RUTAMYCIN, peliomycin, and botrycidin (formerly venturicidin X).
Find a translation for the oligomycins definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography: