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Antibioticnovobiocin
DescriptionAn antibiotic compound derived from Streptomyces niveus. It has a chemical structure similar to coumarin. Novobiocin binds to DNA gyrase, and blocks adenosine triphosphatase (ATPase) activity. (From Reynolds, Martindale The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p189)
Action TargetDNA gyrase inhibitor
SynonymsAlbamycin   NB
Database LinksKEGG DRUG: D01209
ChEBI ID: CHEBI: 28368