(Science: chemical) a component of neomycin that is produced by streptomyces fradiae. On hydrolysis it yields neamine and neobiosamine b.

Pharmacological action: antibiotics, aminoglycoside.

chemical name: D-Streptamine, O-2,6-diamino-2,6-dideoxy-alpha-D-glucopyranosyl-(1-4)-O-(O-2,6-diamino-2,6-dideoxy-beta-L-idopyranosyl-(1-3)-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-(1-5))-2-deoxy-

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