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Noun1.mycomycin - a highly unsaturated antibiotic acid obtained from an actinomycete
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"
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Mycomycin (6) isolated in 1950 by Jenkins (Jenkins 1950), is used not only as a therapeutic agent for tuberculosis (King 1950; Chain 1958; Beer 1955), but for treatment of late-stage inoperable primary hepatocellular carcinoma (Du and Hu 1997; Veljkovic and Lalovic 1978).
Origin of the carbon skeletons of mycomycin and drosophilins C and D.
Mycomycin: a new antibiotic with tuberculostatic properties.