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(Science: chemical) 6-(7r-(5s-ethyl-5-(5r-ethyltetrahydro-5-hydroxy-6s-methyl- 2h-pyran-2r-yl)tetrahydro-3s-methyl-2s-furanyl)-4s-hydroxy- 3r,5s-dimethyl-6-oxononyl)-2-hydroxy-3-methylbenzoic acid. Cationic ionophore antibiotic obtained from streptomyces lasaliensis that, among other effects, dissociates the calcium fluxes in muscle fibres. It is used as a coccidiostat, especially in poultry.

Pharmacological action: antibiotics, coccidiostats, ionophores.

chemical name: benzoic acid, 6-(7-(5-ethyl-5-(5-ethyltetrahydro-5-hydroxy-6-methyl-2H-pyran-2-yl)tetrahydro-3-methyl-2-furanyl)-4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethyl-6-oxononyl)-2-hydroxy-3-methyl-, (2R-(2alpha(2S*(3R*,4S*,5S*,7R*),3S*,5S*),5alpha,6beta))-