Definition of Thiostrepton

1. Noun. (medicine) A cyclic oligopeptide antibiotic, derived from several strains of ''Streptomyces'' bacteria ¹



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Medical Definition of Thiostrepton

1. Polypeptide-containing antibiotic isolated from a species of streptomyces in new mexican soil. It appears to be highly active against gram-positive bacteria. In veterinary medicine, thiostrepton has been used in mastitis caused by gram-negative organisms and in dermatologic disorders. Pharmacological action: antibiotics, peptide. Chemical name: Thiostrepton (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thiostrepton

thiopyrans
thioquinolobactin
thioquinone
thioquinones
thioredoxin
thioredoxin reductase (NADPH)
thioredoxins
thioridazine
thioridazine hydrochloride
thioridazines
thiorphan
thiosemicarbazide
thiosemicarbazides
thiosemicarbazone
thiosemicarbazones
thiostrepton (current term)
thiosulfate
thiosulfate cyanide transsulfurase
thiosulfate reductase
thiosulfate sulfurtransferase
thiosulfate thiotransferase
thiosulfates
thiosulfonate
thiosulfonates
thiosulfonic acid
thiosulfonic acids
thiosulfuric
thiosulfuric acid
thiosulphate
thiosulphates

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