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val•in•o•my•cin



Pronunciation: (val"u-nō-mī'sin), [key]
n. Pharm.
a cyclic, peptide antibiotic, C54H90N6O18, produced by the bacterium Streptomyces fulvissimus; used experimentally to transport potassium across membranes.

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

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