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Descriptor English: Megacins
Descriptor Spanish: Megacinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Megacinas
Descriptor French: Mégacines
Entry term(s): Megacin
Megacin A
Tree number(s): D12.776.097.151.615
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008530
Scope note: Bacteriocins elaborated by mutant strains of Bacillus megaterium. They are protein or protein-lipopolysaccharide complexes lethal to other strains of the same species.
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
Previous Indexing: Antibiotics (1966-1967)
Bacteriocins (1968-1974)
Megacin (1975-1978)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under BACTERIOCINS 1979-80; was MEGACIN see under BACTERIOCINS 1968-78, see under ANTIBIOTICS 1966-67
Online Note: use MEGACINS to search MEGACIN 1975-78; use BACTERIOCINS 1968-74; use ANTIBIOTICS 1966-67
History Note: 91(79); was see under BACTERIOCINS 1979-90; was MEGACIN see under BACTERIOCINS 1968-78, see under ANTIBIOTICS 1966-67
DeCS ID: 8698
Unique ID: D008530
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2007/07/09
Megacins - Preferred
Concept UI M0013290
Scope note Bacteriocins elaborated by mutant strains of Bacillus megaterium. They are protein or protein-lipopolysaccharide complexes lethal to other strains of the same species.
Preferred term Megacins
Megacin - Narrower
Concept UI M0013291
Preferred term Megacin
Megacin A - Narrower
Concept UI M0013289
Preferred term Megacin A



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