1.D.12 The Beauvericin (Beauvericin) Family
Beauvericin is a cyclic hexadepsipeptide consisting of an alternating sequence of 3 D-
Beauvericin is a cation-selective ionophore, transporting Na+, K+ and Ca2+. Activity has been demonstrated in liposomes and in myocytes and is blocked by La3+.
The reaction catalyzed by beauvericin is:
cation (in) cation (out)