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bacitracin
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
A complex of cyclic peptide antibiotics produced by the Tracy-I strain of Bacillus subtilis. The commercial preparation is a mixture of at least nine bacitracins with bacitracin A as the major constituent. It is used topically to treat open infections such as infected eczema and infected dermal ulcers.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2011
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/10424.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/10424
Broader Term
cyclic peptides
peptide antibiotics
Spanish
bacitracina
Term Number
10424