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Descriptor in English: Leucomycins
Descriptor in Spanish: Leucomicinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Leucomicinas
Descriptor in French: Leucomycines
Tree number(s): D02.540.576.500.999
Scope note: An antibiotic complex produced by Streptomyces kitasatoensis. The complex consists of a mixture of at least eight biologically active components, A1 and A3 to A9. Leucomycins have both antibacterial and antimycoplasmal activities.
Annotation: do not confuse with LEUCOMYCIN see KITASAMYCIN
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Online Note: use LEUCOMYCINS to search KITASAMYCINS 1976-80
History Note: 81; was KITASAMYCINS see under ANTIBIOTICS 1976-80
DeCS UI: 28153
Descriptor UI: D007933
Date Established: 1981/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/25
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Leucomycins - Preferred
Concept UI M0012376
Scope note An antibiotic complex produced by Streptomyces kitasatoensis. The complex consists of a mixture of at least eight biologically active components, A1 and A3 to A9. Leucomycins have both antibacterial and antimycoplasmal activities.
Preferred term Leucomycins



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