Viscosin group

By |2021-01-12T14:20:38+01:00januari 5th, 2021|

The viscosin group owes its name to the cyclic lipopeptide viscosin, the first member of this group described in 1951, making it one of the first CLiPs described. (Groupé, 1951) Other members of the viscosin group include WLIP (Mortishire-Smith, 1991), short for the White Line Inducing Principle, the massetolides (Gerard, 1997), the viscosinamides (Nielsen, 1999, [...]

Viscosin

By |2022-08-11T07:13:41+02:00december 18th, 2020|

Introduction General information Viscosin is a cyclic lipopeptide produced by various Pseudomonas species. It is the namesake CLiP of the viscosin group, a collection of structurally similar CLiPs. Viscosin can be considered the first discovered Pseudomonas CLiP. It was first described in 1951 for its antiviral properties against human pathogenic viruses such as the infectious [...]