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Virginiamycin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Virginiamycin
Tree Number(s)
D04.345.566.802.875
D12.644.641.802.875
Unique ID
D014769
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014769
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.
Entry Term(s)
Antibiotic 899
Eskalin
Founderguard
Stajac
Staphylomycin
Virgimycine
Pharm Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Registry Number
11006-76-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Virginiamycin
Public MeSH Note
1991; see VIRGINIAMYCINS 1974-1990
History Note
1991(1974);
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Virginiamycin Preferred
Eskalin Narrower
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Staphylomycin Related
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Founderguard Narrower
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