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Descriptor in English: Streptogramins
Descriptor in Spanish: Estreptograminas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Estreptograminas
Descriptor in French: Streptogramines
Entry term(s): Streptogramin
Tree number(s): D04.345.566.802
D12.644.641.802
Scope note: A class of natural cyclic peptide antibiotics produced by certain subspecies of STREPTOMYCES. They include two structurally unrelated components, STREPTOGRAMIN GROUP A and STREPTOGRAMIN GROUP B, which generally act synergistically to inhibit bacterial growth.
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: 2002, 1981-1993; use VIRGINIAMYCIN 1994-2001
DeCS UI: 36133
Descriptor UI: D025361
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2004/07/07
Streptogramins - Preferred
Concept UI M0022748
Scope note A class of natural cyclic peptide antibiotics produced by certain subspecies of STREPTOMYCES. They include two structurally unrelated components, STREPTOGRAMIN GROUP A and STREPTOGRAMIN GROUP B, which generally act synergistically to inhibit bacterial growth.
Preferred term Streptogramins
Entry term(s) Streptogramin



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