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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A basic antibiotic derived from a soil actinomycete.

Usage examples (6)
  • Further studies revealed that streptothricin was too toxic.
  • During the streptothricin studies Dr. Waksman and his collaborators developed a series of test-methods, which turned out to be very useful in the isolation of...
  • He has isolated, together with his students and associates, a number of new antibiotics, including actinomycin (1940), clavacin, streptothricin (1942), streptomycin...
  • These preliminary studies were completed in a relatively short time, thanks to the clear principles which had been set out previously by Dr. Waksman for the study of... for more
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