Tyrothricin

Tyrothricin belongs to the pharmacologically related group of polypeptide antibiotic compounds including colistin, polymyxin B and bacitracin. There is no cross-resistance to these three agents. ==Effect== Tyrothricin inhibits protein biosynthesis of gram-positive organisms, but is completely ineffective against gram-negative. ==Application== The ...
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tyrothricin

<chemical> A polypeptide antibiotic mixture obtained from bacillus brevis. It consists of a mixture of three tyrocidines (60%) and several gramicidins (20%) and is very toxic to blood, liver, kidneys, meninges, and the olfactory apparatus. It is used topically. ... Pharmacological action: anti-infective agents, local, antibiotics, peptide. .....
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tyrothricin

(from the article `Dubos, René`) ...lobar pneumonia in humans. The enzyme subsequently proved to have a therapeutic effect on laboratory animals with that disease. In 1939 Dubos ...
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tyrothricin

(ti″ro-thri´sin) an antibiotic isolated from the soil bacillus Bacillus brevis, consisting principally of two polypeptides, of which the major one is tyrocidine and the other is gramicidin. It is effective against many gram-positive bacteria, and is applied topically in pyodermic, ocular, and other localized infec...
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tyrothricin

noun a mixture of antibiotics applied locally to infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria
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tyrothricin

Type: Term Pronunciation: tī′rō-thrī′sin Definitions: 1. An antibacterial mixture obtained from peptone cultures of Bacillus brevis; bactericidal and bacteriostatic, and active against gram-positive bacteria. It yields the crystalline antibacterial agents gramicidin and tyrocidin; the gramicidin component is a polypeptide...
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tyrothricin

[n] - a mixture of antibiotics applied locally to infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria
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