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actinomycin

 [ak″tĭ-no-mi´sin]
a family of antibiotics from various species of Streptomyces, which are active against bacteria and fungi; it includes the antineoplastic agentdactinomycin (actinomycin D).

actinomycin

/ac·ti·no·my·cin/ (-mi´sin) a family of antibiotics from various species of Streptomyces, which are active against bacteria and fungi; it includes the antineoplastic agent dactinomycin (actinomycin D).

actinomycin

(ăk-tĭn′ō-mī′sĭn, ăk′tə-nō-)
n.
Any of a class of peptide-containing, often toxic antibiotics that are obtained from soil bacteria.

actinomycin

antibiotic agents isolated from Actinomyces species (Streptomyces ) active against Gram-positive bacteria and fungi

actinomycin

a family of antibiotics from various species of Streptomyces, which are active against bacteria and fungi; it includes the antineoplastic agents actinomycin C (cactinomycin) and actinomycin D (dactinomycin).
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Actinomycin D and ethidium bromide solutions were prepared and bound to calf thymus DNA.
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a CMC; carboxy methyl cellulase, IU; international units, b result on ISP 4 medium after 14 days incubation, c egg-yolk medium results, +; positive, -; negative, +/-; variable, S; sensitive, R; resistant actinomycin production in both strains.
Explaining this observation, the researchers found that the spacing effect was impaired when mice were infused with anisomycin and actinomycin D, antibiotics which inhibit protein synthesis.
5 mM), 5 units of RNase inhibitor, 5 units of DNase 1, and 5 [micro]g actinomycin D for both the amination, and the deamination directions.
Treatement of high risk gestational trophoblastic disease with methotrexate, actinomycin D and cyclophosphamide chemotherapy.
Metallothionein synthesis probably occurs through formation of a specific mRNA because both cycloheximide and actinomycin D, administered concomitantly with cadmium, block the incorporation of [[sup.
Comparative efficacy of an antibiotic, actinomycin D alone and in combination with either of two microdoses.
L929 cell monolayers were pre-incubated for 2 hours with 1 mg/mL of Actinomycin D (ActD).