noun see tyrocidine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tyrocidin — Ty|ro|ci|din [Kurzw. aus Tyrothrix (↑ Tyrothricin), ↑ zid u. ↑ in (3)], das; s, e: Gruppenbez. für cycl. Decapeptide mit antibiotischer Wirkung (T. A–E, vgl. Tyrothricin) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • tyrocidin — n. antibiotic medication extracted from tyrothricin (Pharmacology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tyrocidin — ty·ro·ci·din …   English syllables

  • tyrocidin — noun a basic polypeptide antibiotic derived from a soil bacterium; a major component of tyrothricin • Syn: ↑tyrocidine • Hypernyms: ↑antibiotic, ↑antibiotic drug • Substance Holonyms: ↑tyrothricin * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • tyrocidin, tyrocidine — An antibacterial cyclopeptide obtained from Bacillus brevis. SEE ALSO: tyrothricin …   Medical dictionary

  • tyrothricin — An antibacterial mixture obtained from peptone cultures of Bacillus brevis; bactericidal and bacteriostatic, and active against Gram positive bacteria. It yields the crystalline antibacterial agents gramicidin and tyrocidin; the grami …   Medical dictionary

  • Tyrocidine —   [Kurzwort, gebildet zu Tyrosin und lateinisch caedere, in Zusammensetzungen cidere »niederhauen«, »töten«], Singular Tyrocidin das, s, Gruppe von drei aus je zehn Aminosäuren aufgebauten zyklischen Peptidantibiotika (Tyrocidin A, B und C), die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • tyrocidine — also tyrocidin noun Etymology: tyrothricin + gramicidin Date: 1940 a basic polypeptide antibiotic produced by a soil bacillus (Bacillus brevis) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Gramicidin — A (Bacillus brevis) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gramicidin D — Gramicidin A (Bacillus brevis) Vo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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