n. pale yellow crystalline compound derived from ethanol that functions as an antibiotic, crystallinic acid, streptonivicin (Chemistry)

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  • Novobiocin — Systematic (IUPAC) name 4 Hydroxy 3 [4 hydroxy 3 (3 methylbut 2 enyl)benzamido] 8 methylcoumarin 7 yl 3 O carbamoyl 5,5 di C methyl α l lyxofuranoside Clinical data …   Wikipedia

  • novobiocin — novobiocin. См. новобиоцин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • novobiocin calcium — the calcium salt of novobiocin, having the same actions as the base; used in the treatment of infections in children due to susceptible bacteria resistant to other antibiotics; administered orally …   Medical dictionary

  • novobiocin sodium — the sodium salt of novobiocin, having the same appearance, actions, uses, and mode of administration as the calcium salt; usually used in adults …   Medical dictionary

  • novobiocin — noun Etymology: novo (perhaps modification of Latin niveus snowy, specific epithet of the bacterium Streptomyces niveus) + bi + mycin Date: 1956 a weak dibasic acid C31H36N2O11 that is highly toxic to humans and is sometimes used as an… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • novobiocin — no·vo·bi·o·cin (nō və bīʹə sĭn) n. An antibiotic, C31H36N2O11, produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces nivens and used to treat infections by gram positive bacteria.   [Probably Latin novus, new; see novice + antibiotic + in.] * * * …   Universalium

  • novobiocin — An antibiotic antibacterial substance produced by fermentation from cultures of Streptomyces niveus or S. spheroides, effective against penicillin resistant Staphylococcus and Proteus; also available as n. calcium and n. sodium. SYN:… …   Medical dictionary

  • novobiocin — no·vo·bi·o·cin …   English syllables

  • novobiocin — /noʊvoʊˈbaɪəsən/ (say nohvoh buyuhsuhn) noun an antibiotic similar to streptomycin. {novo (combining form of Latin novus new) + bio + (strepto)mycin} …  

  • novobiocin — An antibiotic drug used to treat infection …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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