Pyocyanin
Pyocyanin Py`o*cy"a*nin, n. [Gr. ? pus + ? dark blue.] (Physiol. Chem.) A blue coloring matter found in the pus from old sores, supposed to be formed through the agency of a species of bacterium ({Bacillus pyocyaneus}). [1913 Webster]

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  • pyocyanin — Blue green phenazine pigment produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa ; has antibiotic properties …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • pyocyanin — noun A greenish blue pigment, produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, that is an antibiotic and antifungal agent …   Wiktionary

  • pyocyanin — pyo·cy·a·nin .pī ō sī ə nən or pyo·cy·a·nine .nēn n a toxic blue crystalline pigment C13H10N2O that is formed in the metabolism of a bacterium of the genus Pseudomonas (P. aeruginosa), gives a bluish tint to pus infected with this organism, is a… …   Medical dictionary

  • pyocyanin — pyo·cy·a·nin …   English syllables

  • pyocyanin — n. an antibiotic substance produced by the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa and active principally against Gram positive bacteria …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • pyocyanin — noun a toxic blue crystalline antibiotic found in green pus • Hypernyms: ↑antibiotic, ↑antibiotic drug …   Useful english dictionary

  • Пиоцианин (Pyocyanin) — антибиотик, получаемый из бактерий вида Pseudomonas aeruginosa; активен против всех грамположительных бактерий. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Bacillus pyocyaneus — Pyocyanin Py o*cy a*nin, n. [Gr. ? pus + ? dark blue.] (Physiol. Chem.) A blue coloring matter found in the pus from old sores, supposed to be formed through the agency of a species of bacterium ({Bacillus pyocyaneus}). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ПИОЦИАНИН — (pyocyanin) антибиотик, получаемый из бактерий вида Pseudomonas aeruginosa; активен против всех грамположительных бактерий …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa — P. aeruginosa on an XLD agar plate. Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

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