Valinomycin is a potent antibiotic which acts as a potassium (K+) ionophore. Induces K+ conductivity in cell membranes. Also active in vitro against Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, and as an apoptosis inducer. Valinomycin is obtained from the cells of several Streptomyces strains, among which "S. tsusimaensis" and S. fulvissimus.
- Here is a countdown of the Top 10 Deadly Diseases in the World affecting humans everywhere. The information presented here has been compiled via the World Health Organization (WHO)'s reported data. 10. Preterm Birth Complications Although not a disease, an estimated 1 million infants are lost to due to pre-maturity and low birth weight. Most deaths occur after the first week...