Definition of Neomycin

1. Noun. An antibiotic obtained from an actinomycete and used (as a sulphate under the trade name Neobiotic) as an intestinal antiseptic in surgery.

Exact synonyms: Fradicin, Neobiotic
Generic synonyms: Antibiotic, Antibiotic Drug, Antiseptic
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Neomycin

1. Noun. (medicine) A broad-spectrum aminoglycoside antibiotic that is found in many topical medications ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Neomycin

1. an antibiotic drug [n -S]

Medical Definition of Neomycin

1. Either of two aminoglycosides (B & C) produced by Streptomyces fradiae that have generalised antibiotic activity. Neomycin A (Ineamine) contains 2 deoxy 1,3 diamino inositol combined with the aminoglycoside. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Neomycin

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1. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"(d) neomycin sulfate ointment containing, in each gram, 3.5 milligrams of neomycin in a suitable water soluble or oleaginous ointment base. ..."

2. Health Information for International Travel by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Since measles vaccine contains trace amounts of neomycin (25ug), persons who have experienced anaphylactic reactions to topically or systemically ..."

3. Health Information for International Travel (1994) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Since measles vaccine contains trace amounts of neomycin (25|0.g), persons who have experienced anaphylactic reactions to topically or systemically ..."

4. Health Information for International Travel edited by Rosamond R. Dewart (1999)
"However, persons who have experienced anaphylactic reactions to neomycin ... Most often, neomycin allergy is a contact dermatitis—a manifestation of a ..."

5. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"A total of 3 strains had high MICs for neomycin, but two of these were sensitive to ampicillin. Six of the strains tested had MICs of 250 ^ig. per ml. or ..."

6. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Counted on blood RCM agar, usually without the addition of neomycin. ... Usually counted on RCM agar supplemented with blood and neomycin. ..."

7. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"Typically, neomycin resistance and the herpesvirus thymidine kinase gene, ... The inserted gene may either include the neomycin resistance gene in a coding ..."

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