ristocetin

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ris·to·ce·tin

(ris'tō-sē'tin),
An antibiotic produced by the fermentation of Amycolatopsis orientalis subsp. lurida, comprising two substances; ristocetin A and ristocetin B; although no longer used, it causes platelet agglutination and blood coagulation and was used to assay those functions.
Synonym(s): ristomycin

ristocetin

(rĭs″tō-sē′tĭn)
An antibiotic obtained from cultures of Nocardia lurida.
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This mechanism of increasing of platelet-adhesive activity in these rats was recorded by intensification of platelet aggregation with ristomycin affecting platelets equally to the subendothelial vascular structures.