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n. - An antibiotic used to treat gonorrhea.

Usage examples (10)
  • For example, four of the antibiotics mentioned earlier, tetracycline, streptomycin, kanamycin, and spectinomycin, bind to a specific region of a ribosome and interfere...
  • You may chemically require intravesical to zithromax and avelox spectinomycin, or you may run a lesionar adjustment or fine relaxation during treatment.
  • Most of the isolates of the two species showed tolerance to heavy metals (Cd, Mn and Zn) and antibiotics (chloramphenicol, spectinomycin, streptomycin and tetracycline).
  • Most techniques of introducing new genes into organisms require additional selection genes, these usually confer resistance to a particular antibiotic such as spectinomycin. for more
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