Nocardia orientalis

No·car·di·a or·i·en·ta·'lis

a bacterial species that produces vancomycin.

No·car·di·a or·i·en·ta·lis

(nō-kahr'dē-ă ōr-ē-en-tā'lis)
A bacterial species that produces vancomycin.
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Vancomycin is a tricyclic glycopeptide antibiotic derived from Amycolatopsis orientalis (formerly Nocardia orientalis) used for serious gram positive infections.
La vancomicina, descubierta en 1956 y aprobada por la Administracion Federal de Alimentos y Drogas (FDA) en 1958, es un antibiotico polipeptidico, relativamente grande (con un peso molecular de 1.485,70; obtenido de Nocardia orientalis (Streptomyces orientalis, Amycolaptosis orientalis).