Ilosone


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Noun1.Ilosone - an antibiotic (trade name Erythrocin or E-Mycin or Ethril or Ilosone or Pediamycin) obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces erythreus; effective against many Gram-positive bacteria and some Gram-negative
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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They did at least give the brand names Ilotycin and Ilosone to the new antibiotic, an acknowledgment of the drug's origins.
If indeed the marine sediment from Gigantes becomes an antibiotic, then it will replicate the 1949 feat of the discovery of Erythromycin or the registered trademark of Ilosone, which pays homage to its origins--the soil of Iloilo City.