Tyrocidine

Tyrocidine is a mixture of cyclic decapeptides produced by the bacteria Bacillus brevis found in soil. It can be composed of 4 different amino acid sequences, giving tyrocidine A–D (See figure 1). Tyrocidine is the major constituent of tyrothricin, which also contains gramicidin. Tyrocidine was the first commercially available antibiotic, but ha...
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tyrocidine

<chemical> An antibiotic mixture produced by bacillus brevis which may be separated into three components, tyrocidines a, b, and c. It is the major constituent (40-60 per cent) of tyrothricin, gramicidin accounting for the remaining 10-20 per cent active material. It is a topical antimicrobial agent, that is very toxic parenterally. ... Pharm...
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tyrocidine

(ti″ro-si´din) a cyclic polypeptide antibiotic, containing one or more D-amino acids and produced by Bacillus brevis. It is effective against gram-positive organisms and acts by disrupting the bacterial cell membrane. It is one of two major components of tyrothricin, the other being gramicidin.
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tyrocidine

tyrocidin noun a basic polypeptide antibiotic derived from a soil bacterium; a major component of tyrothricin
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tyrocidine

[n] - a basic polypeptide antibiotic derived from a soil bacterium
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