Antibiotic produced by Streptomyces strains; inhibits a -glucosidases and prevents normal glycosylation of proteins by interfering with the early pruning down to the core carbohydrate that is normally followed by addition of specific sugar residues.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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