Streptomyces nodosus
amphotericin amphotericin, amphotericin B amphotericin B . 1. an antibiotic and antifungal agent ({C47H73NO17}), produced by a strain of {Streptomyces nodosus}. It is one of a class of polyene macrolide antibiotics effective against fungal infections. It has a molecular weight of 924.11; it is soluble in oganic solvents but only slightly soluble in water.

Syn: Fungizone. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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