cycloserine

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cycloserine

[¦sī·klō′se‚rēn]
(microbiology)
C3H6O2N2 Broad-spectrum, crystalline antibiotic produced by several species of Streptomyces; useful in the treatment of tuberculosis and urinary-tract infections caused by resistant gram-negative bacteria.
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