Short description

Corallopyronin A is a natural compound antibiotic that is effective against Tsutsugamushi disease, which is mainly found in Asia.

Detailed description

Corallopyronin A was isolated from environmental bacteria. It targets the bacterial enzyme RNA polymerase. It is effective against Tsutsugamushi disease, a neglected tropical disease transmitted by mites, as well as against worms belonging to the group of filarial.