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Descriptor English: Prodigiosin
Descriptor Spanish: Prodigiosina
Descriptor Portuguese: Prodigiosina
Descriptor French: Prodigiosine
Tree number(s): D03.383.129.578.748
D23.767.778
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011353
Scope note: 4-Methoxy-5-((5-methyl-4-pentyl-2H-pyrrol-2-ylidene)methyl)- 2,2'-bi-1H-pyrrole. A toxic, bright red tripyrrole pigment from Serratia marcescens and others. It has antibacterial, anticoccidial, antimalarial, and antifungal activities, but is used mainly as a biochemical tool.
Annotation: an antibiotic from Serratia marcescens & others; do not confuse with PRODIGIOZAN, another antibiotic from same source; /biosyn permitted if by micro-organism
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Bacterial Agents
Registry Number: OL369FU7CJ
CAS Type 1 Name: 2,2'-Bi-1H-pyrrole, 4-methoxy-5-((5-methyl-4-pentyl-2H-pyrrol-2-ylidene)methyl)-
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73(63)
DeCS ID: 11789
Unique ID: D011353
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Prodigiosin - Preferred
Concept UI M0017640
Scope note 4-Methoxy-5-((5-methyl-4-pentyl-2H-pyrrol-2-ylidene)methyl)- 2,2'-bi-1H-pyrrole. A toxic, bright red tripyrrole pigment from Serratia marcescens and others. It has antibacterial, anticoccidial, antimalarial, and antifungal activities, but is used mainly as a biochemical tool.
Preferred term Prodigiosin



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