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tet·ra·cy·cline

 (tĕt′rə-sī′klēn′, -klĭn)
n.
1. A yellow crystalline compound, C22H24N2O8, synthesized or derived from certain microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used as a broad-spectrum antibiotic.
2. An antibiotic, such as chlortetracycline and oxytetracycline, having the same basic structure.

tetracycline

(ˌtɛtrəˈsaɪklaɪn; -klɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) an antibiotic synthesized from chlortetracycline or derived from the bacterium Streptomyces viridifaciens: used in treating rickettsial infections and various bacterial infections. Formula: C22H24N2O8
[C20: from tetra- + cycl(ic) + -ine2]

tet•ra•cy•cline

(ˌtɛ trəˈsaɪ klin, -klɪn)

n.
an antibiotic, C22H24H2O8, derived from a streptomyces, used in medicine to treat a broad variety of infections.
[1952; tetracycl(ic) having four fused hydrocarbon rings]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tetracycline - an antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infectionstetracycline - an antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infections
antibacterial, antibacterial drug, bactericide - any drug that destroys bacteria or inhibits their growth
Declomycin, demeclocycline hydrochloride - tetracycline antibacterial (trade name Declomycin) effective in the treatment of some bacterial and rickettsial and other infections
Minocin, minocycline - tetracycline antibiotic (trade name Minocin) used to treat a variety of bacterial and rickettsial infections
Translations

tet·ra·cy·cline

n. tetraciclina, antibiótico de espectro amplio usado para combatir microorganismos gram-positivos y gram-negativos, ricketsia y cierta variedad de virus.

tetracycline

n tetraciclina
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Keywords: tetracycline, factorial design, liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, dual ionization source.
The assay was performed with standard disks of ampicillin (10|ig): ciprofloxacin (5 [micro]g): chloramphenicol (30 [micro]g): erythromycin (15 [micro]g): gentamicin (10 [micro]g): streptomycin (10 [micro]g): norfloxacin (10 [micro]g): penicillin G (10U); tetracycline (30 [micro]g): vancomycin (30 [micro]g) (Laborclin; Pinhais, Brazil) and trimethoprim (5 [micro]g) (Sensifar; Sao Paulo, Brazil) on MRS (Micromed, Duque de Caxias, RJ) agar plates, incubated at 37[degrees]C for 24h.
Tetracycline antibiotics are also useful in the management of rosacea.
Resistance to erythromycin, clindamycin, and tetracycline is common in bacteria with the emm28 gene.
Tetracycline uptake from soil modify mainly the changes in biochemical processes connected with protein.
Results: Patients in azithromycin group were significantly more likely to have resolved disease as compared to tetracycline group at 10 weeks of follow up(86% vs 71%; 95% confidence interval CI, 0.
The synthesized catalyst (active carbon powder/magnetite (PAC/Fe3O4 MNPs)) enjoys highly good capabilities to remove tetracycline.
Tetracycline fibers (Periodontal plus AB) were used in combination with graft material, Perioglas.
To determine if there are escaped antibiotics in the local environment and surface waters, this study tests the conductivity and tetracycline concentrations in surrounding surface water upstream and downstream of a Tyson Chicken Processing Plant in Blount County, Alabama.
The proposed method was successfully applied to the analysis of terbutaline sulphate tablet and tetracycline hydrochloride capsule in their dosage forms.
Their offspring inherit the lethal gene and then die before they can reproduce because they are not treated with tetracycline.
Susceptibility to erythromycin, tetracycline and trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole ranged from 47.