albomycin

albomycin

[‚al·bō′mīs·ən]
(microbiology)
An antibiotic produced by Actinomyces subtropicus ; effective against penicillin-resistant pneumococci and staphylococci.
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Now a team has discovered fungal compound Albomycin, which acts like a Trojan horse by tricking bacteria into eating it then killing them from within.
colifhuA in rhizobial strains imparted them the associated phenotypes, namely, the ability to utilize iron complexed with ferrichrome and sensitivity to albomycin [59].