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  • noun Plural form of polyketide.

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  • The extracts appear to halt the formation of substances called polyketides, which the fungi convert into aflatoxin.

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  • An analysis of these antibiotics by Professor Gregory Challis and Dr Lijiang Song at the University of Warwick, showed they belong to one of the most successful families of natural product drugs called polyketides.

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  • An analysis of these antibiotics by Professor Gregory Challis and Dr Lijiang Song at the University of Warwick, showed they belong to one of the most successful families of natural product drugs called polyketides.

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  • Other polyketides include erythromycin, which is used to cure many bacterial infections, and doxorubin, which is used as an anti-cancer drug.

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  • Other polyketides include erythromycin, which is used to cure many bacterial infections, and doxorubin, which is used as an anti-cancer drug.

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  • But scientists have found that preventing what's known as prenylated polyketides from forming during fermentation can keep beer tasting fresh for longer.

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  • Fungal pigments are generally biosynthesized as secondary products during metabolism - such secondary metabolites are known as polyketides.

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  • Aflatoxin belongs to a class of organic compounds called polyketides.

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  • They have discovered 2 compounds (polyketides) that have shown promising results in other studies for treating bacterial infections, arthritis and many different diseases.

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  • 14C-acetate and 14C-malonate, intermediates in the biosynthesis of polyketides, on the production of hydroxyanthracene derivatives are shown in Figure 3A and 3B and also in Figure 4A and 4B.

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