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  • n. Any of several naturally-occurring antibiotics obtained from myxobacteria

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  • In the new study, the researchers examined three antibiotic compounds, called myxopyronin, corallopyronin, and ripostatin, that block the action of RNA polymerase specifically in bacteria.

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  • Nature, the UAB team pinpointed the place on bacteria where an antibiotic called myxopyronin launches its attack, and why that attack is successful.

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  • Specifically, Professor Dimitry Vassylyev and colleagues found the place on bacteria where an antibiotic called myxopyronin launches its attack, and why that attack is successful.

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  • In research published online Oct. 22 in Nature, the UAB team pinpointed the place on bacteria where an antibiotic called myxopyronin launches its attack, and why that attack is successful.

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  • Among them, researchers say, is a compound called myxopyronin that shows great promise.

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  • Two of the antibiotic compounds, myxopyronin and corallopyronin, have "good features" against a broad range of infectious diseases including TB, according to the researchers.

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  • The new antibiotic compounds under study are myxopyronin, corallopyronin, and ripostatin.

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  • Dmitry Vassylyev, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular genetics, and colleagues found that myxopyronin binds to and inhibits a crucial bacterial enzyme, RNA polymerase.

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  • "Prior to this work, we knew myxopyronin killed bacteria, but we did not know the precise way it accomplished this task," Vassylyev said.

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  • They determined myxopyronin binds to and inhibits a crucial bacterial enzyme, RNA polymerase, that's used by all living organisms to transfer genetic instructions stored in DNA to messenger RNA.

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