Ramoplanin; A 16686; A16686; A-16686; MD 62198; MD62198; MD-62198; MDL62198
Ramoplanin (INN) is a glycolipodepsipeptide antibiotic drug derived from strain ATCC 33076 of Actinoplanes. It exerts its bacteriocidal effect by inhibiting cell wall biosynthesis, acting by inhibiting the transglycosylation step of peptidoglycan synthesis.
Ramoplanin is used as a treatment for multiple antibiotic-resistant Clostridium difficile infection of the gastrointestinal tract.
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