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Descriptor English:   Tyrocidine 
Descriptor Spanish:   Tirocidina 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Tirocidina 
Synonyms English:   Brevicidin
Tree Number:   D04.345.566.850.920
Definition English:   An antibiotic mixture produced by Bacillus brevis which may be separated into three components, tyrocidines A, B, and C. It is the major constituent (40-60 per cent) of tyrothricin, gramicidin accounting for the remaining 10-20 per cent active material. It is a topical antimicrobial agent, that is very toxic parenterally. 
Pharmacological Action:   Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Anti-Bacterial Agents
History Note English:   94; was TYROCIDINES 1975-93 (see under TYROTHRICIN 1975-90) 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BI biosynthesis BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid CS chemical synthesis
CH chemistry CL classification
EC economics HI history
IM immunology IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism PK pharmacokinetics
PD pharmacology PO poisoning
RE radiation effects ST standards
SD supply & distribution TU therapeutic use
TO toxicity UR urine
Record Number:   31784 
Unique Identifier:   D014440 

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