Orthosomycins

Orthosomycins

Description:


Avilamycin is mainly active against Gram-positive bacteria, including Bacillus spp., Clostridium spp., Corynebacterium bovis, Enterococcus spp., Lactobacillus spp., Listeria monocytogenes, Micrococcus luteus, Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus spp. Avilamycin is intended for use as a veterinary medicine in chickens, turkeys to control bacterial enteric infections.

 

Mechanism of action:

Avilamycin inhibits protein synthesis by binding to bacterial ribosomes, by inhibiting the binding of formylmethionyl-tRNA to the 30 S ribosomal subunit.

 

Source: 


Avilamycin: Streptomyces viridochromogenes.