A glycopeptide antibiotic, produced by the actinomycete Amycolaptosis orientalis, used against Gram-positive bacteria, especially staphylococci and enterococci.

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  • Vancomycin — Drugbox IUPAC name = unable to be assigned width=300 CAS number=1404 90 6 ATC prefix=A07 ATC suffix=AA09 ATC supplemental=ATC|J01|XA01 PubChem=14969 DrugBank=APRD01287 C=66 | H=75 | Cl=2 | N=9 | O=24 molecular weight = 1449.3 g.mol 1… …   Wikipedia

  • Vancomycin — Van|co|my|cin [Kunstw. zu ↑ mycin], das; s: ein Glykopeptid Antibiotikum aus Streptomyces orientalis, MG 1449, das gegen Strepto , Staphylo u. Pneumokokken wirksam ist. * * * Vancomycin   [v , Kurzwort] das, s, von dem Strahlenpilz Streptomyces… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • vancomycin — n. an antibiotic, derived from the bacterium Streptomyces orientalis, that is effective against most Gram positive organisms (e.g. streptococci and staphylococci). Used for treating serious infections (including endocarditis and MRSA) due to… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus — (VRSA) is a strain of Staphylococcus aureus that has become resistant to the glycopeptide antibiotic vancomycin. With the increase of staphylococcal resistance to methicillin, vancomycin (or teicoplanin) is often a treatment of choice in… …   Wikipedia

  • Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus — (VRE) is the name given to a group of bacterial species of the genus Enterococcus that is resistant to the antibiotic vancomycin. Enterococci are enteric and can be found in the digestive and urinary tracts of some humans. VRE was discovered in… …   Wikipedia

  • vancomycin — noun Etymology: vanco (of unknown origin) + mycin Date: circa 1956 an antibiotic C66H75Cl2N9O24 derived from an actinomycete (Amycolatopsis orientalis syn. Streptomyces orientalis) that is effective against gram positive bacteria and is used… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vancomycin — Complex glycopeptide antibiotic produced by actinomycetes. Inhibits peptidoglycan synthesis. Active against many Gram positive bacteria …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • vancomycin — /vang keuh muy sin, van /, n. Pharm. a bactericidal antibiotic, C66H75ClN9O24, produced by Streptomyces orientalis, used in the treatment of antibiotic associated colitis and endocarditis. [1956; vanco , of unexplained orig. + MYCIN] * * * …   Universalium

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