Two isomeric compounds from Streptomyces species and their antimicrobial activity


  • Zakia Sultana Sathi Department of Pharmacy, Daffodil International University, Dhaka
  • Md. Anwar Habib Department of Pharmacology, Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi 6000
  • Abu Syed Md. Anisuzzaman Department of Pharmacy, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi 6205
  • Md. Anwarul Islam Department of Pharmacy, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi 6205



Streptomyces species, Streptomysone A (I), Streptomysone B (II), Antimicrobial activity


The chloroform extract of the culture filtrate of an isolated Streptomyces species upon chromatographic analysis had lead to the isolation of two isomeric compounds (I and II). The structure of the compounds was considered to be Stretomysone A (I) and Streptomysone B (II) by its spectral data. Both the compounds showed significant antimicrobial activity against tested pathogenic bacteria and fungus. The compounds seem to be first report of isomeric compound from Streptomyces species having antimicrobial activity.


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Abu Syed Md. Anisuzzaman, Department of Pharmacy, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi 6205

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Sathi, Z. S., M. A. Habib, A. S. M. Anisuzzaman, and M. A. Islam. “Two Isomeric Compounds from Streptomyces Species and Their Antimicrobial Activity”. Bangladesh Journal of Pharmacology, vol. 5, no. 1, Sept. 2010, pp. 68-72, doi:10.3329/bjp.v5i1.5188.



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