Chemistry:Cladinose

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Cladinose is a hexose deoxy sugar that in several antibiotics (such as erythromycin) is attached to the macrolide ring.

In ketolides, a relatively new class of antibiotics, the cladinose is replaced with a keto group.

Erythromycin A with cladinose visible at bottom

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