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Definition of the noun actinomycin

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noun - plural: actinomycins

  1. any of various red antibiotics isolated from soil bacteria
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic terms: antibiotic / antibiotic drug = a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections

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Google previewThe Significance of Zoochromes (2012)

by A.E. Needham

the antibiotic actinomycin is a member of one of these. ala OH O. - £ —- C.- O. NH NHCHO NH2 N2 Tryptophan Formylkynurenine Kynurenine V.

Google previewAdvances in Enzymology and Related Areas of Molecular Biology (2009)

by Alton Meister

Streptomycer antibioticus produces a series of peptide antibiotics, of which actinomycin is the most abundant. One of the related peptides contains trans-4- hydroxyproline in place of proline. This prompted Katz and coworkers ( 51,230,231) to ...

Google previewThe Tetracyclines (2012)

by Joseph J. Hlavka, James H. Boothe

Like tetracycline antibiotics, actinomycin is a potent inhibitor of DNA-dependent RNA synthesis. A highly purified RNA polymerase from S. antibioticus has properties similar to those of enzymes from other gram-positive of gram-negative ...

Google previewCharacterization of Macromolecular Structure (1968)

Proceedings of a Conference, April 5-7, 1967

Actinomycin is an extremely ...

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2012)

by Paul Singleton

actinomycin D An antibiotic (a substituted phenoxazone linked to two pentapeptide lactone rings) produced by some species of Streptomyces; it is also active against tumor cells. This agent has been regarded as an INTERCALATING AGENT ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

actinomycin) and many are pathogenic (Actinomyces spp. and Streptomyces spp. ) ...

Google previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

actinomycin. A family of antibiotics produced by Streptomyces; reported to be active against Escherichia coli, other bacteria and fungi to have cytostatic and radiomimetic activity. There are ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

actinomycin. any of a large family of antibacterial, antifungal, and cytotoxic antibiotics produced by Streptomycesspp. They have cytostatic and radiomimetic activity. Among the more important ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2006)

by Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield, Pamela K. Mulligan

Actinomycin D Adaptive landscape Adenosine phosphate alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) 13 is integrated...

Google previewJablonski's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms & Abbreviations (2008)

by Stanley Jablonski

Act activity act actinomycin, activity; active ACTA American Cardiology Technologists Association; automatic computerized transverse axial [scanning] Act-C actinomycin C ACTC alpha-actin, cardiac muscle Act-D actinomycin D ACT /DB ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

actinomycin A, the first of a group of chromopeptide antibiotic agents derived from soil bacteria. Most are derivatives of phenoxazine and contain actinocin. They are generally active against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria and some ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Actinomycin A peptide antibiotic produced by Streptomyces. It consists of two identical cyclic peptides joined to a phenoxazone ring system. It exists in many different forms, e.g., Actinomycin C, D, F. Actinomycin D (mol wt 1255) An antibiotic, ...

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Actinomycin Meaning

Video shows what actinomycin means. Any of a class of toxic polypeptide antibiotics found in soil bacteria of genus Streptomyces.. Actinomycin Meaning. How to ...

Scrabble value of A1C3T1I1N1O1M3Y4C3I1N1

The value of this 11-letter word is 20 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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