Definition of Rifamycins

1. Noun. (plural of rifamycin) ¹



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Definition of Rifamycins

1. rifamycin [n] - See also: rifamycin

Medical Definition of Rifamycins

1. A group of antibiotics characterised by a chromophoric naphthohydroquinone group spanned by an aliphatic bridge not previously found in other known antibiotics. They have been isolated from fermentation broths of streptomyces mediterranei. Pharmacological action: antibiotics. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rifamycins

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riever
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rifabutin
rifacimento
rifaldazine
rifampicin
rifampicins
rifampin
rifampins
rifamycin
rifamycin B oxidase
rifamycins (current term)
rifapentine
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Literary usage of Rifamycins

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1. The Continuing Challenge of Tuberculosisby Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress by Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1993)
"In this context, rifamycins are currently being studied in clinical trials in China (192). An optimal anti-TB agent would be bactericidal for all ..."

2. Managing Special Populations in Jails and Prisonsby Stan Stojkovic by Stan Stojkovic (2005)
"... 4-52 highly active, 4-11 for HIV infection, continuation of, 4-11 interactions with rifamycins, 6-39 monotherapy, 4-13 patient compliance, 4-29-4-30, ..."

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