(Science: drug) Commonly used antibiotic in cell culture media: acts only on prokaryotes and blocks transition from initiation complex to chain elongating ribosome. Isolated originally from a soil streptomycete.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

This page was last modified on 3 October 2005, at 21:16. This page has been accessed 4,467 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link