mycomycin


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mycomycin

[‚mīk·ə′mīs·ən]
(microbiology)
C13H10O2 An antibiotic produced by Nocardia acidophilus and a species of Actinomyces ; characterized as a highly unsaturated aliphatic acid that shows strong activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
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