Oligomycins are macrolides created by Streptomyces that can be poisonous to other organisms. ==Function== They have use as antibiotics. In addition, oligomycin inhibits ATP synthase by blocking its proton channel (Fo subunit), which is necessary for oxidative phosphorylation of ADP to ATP (energy production). The inhibition of ATP synthesis would
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A bacterial toxin inhibitor of oxidative phosphorylation that acts on a small subunit of the F1-ATPase.
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<microbiology> A bacterial toxin inhibitor of oxidative phosphorylation that acts on a small subunit of the F1 ATPase. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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