actinomycin actinomycin


  • (n) any of various red antibiotics isolated from soil bacteria


  1. The first antibiotic ever isolated by Nobel Prizewinner Selman Waksman was actinomycin.
  2. The technique is not without its hazards; actinomycin D increases skin reactions to radiation.
  3. Microbiologist Selman Waksman announced that German scientists have taken the sting from his drug, actinomycin, turned it into a potential weapon against: 1.
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