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Descriptor in English: Virginiamycin
Descriptor in Spanish: Virginiamicina
Descriptor in Portuguese: Virginiamicina
Descriptor in French: Virginiamycine
Entry term(s): Antibiotic 899
Eskalin
Founderguard
Stajac
Staphylomycin
Virgimycine
Tree number(s): D04.345.566.802.875
D12.644.641.802.875
Scope note: A cyclic polypeptide antibiotic complex from Streptomyces virginiae, S. loidensis, S. mitakaensis, S. pristina-spiralis, S. ostreogriseus, and others. It consists of 2 major components, VIRGINIAMYCIN FACTOR M1 and virginiamycin Factor S1. It is used to treat infections with gram-positive organisms and as a growth promoter in cattle, swine, and poultry.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
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
History Note: 1991(1974);
DeCS UI: 29292
Descriptor UI: D014769
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Virginiamycin - Preferred
Concept UI M0022742
Scope note A cyclic polypeptide antibiotic complex from Streptomyces virginiae, S. loidensis, S. mitakaensis, S. pristina-spiralis, S. ostreogriseus, and others. It consists of 2 major components, VIRGINIAMYCIN FACTOR M1 and virginiamycin Factor S1. It is used to treat infections with gram-positive organisms and as a growth promoter in cattle, swine, and poultry.
Preferred term Virginiamycin
Entry term(s) Virgimycine
Eskalin - Narrower
Concept UI M0551816
Preferred term Eskalin
Stajac - Narrower
Concept UI M0551815
Preferred term Stajac
Staphylomycin - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0375365
Preferred term Staphylomycin
Antibiotic 899 - Narrower
Concept UI M0372896
Preferred term Antibiotic 899
Founderguard - Narrower
Concept UI M0551814
Preferred term Founderguard



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