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bac•i•tra•cin



Pronunciation: (bas"i-trā'sin), [key]
n. Pharm.
an antibiotic polypeptide derived by the hydrolytic action of Bacillus subtilis on protein, primarily used topically in the treatment of superficial infections caused by susceptible Gram-positive organisms.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

Bacillus thuringiensisback
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