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- n. Any of a group of amphoteric antibiotic and antifungal agents derived from Streptomyces bacteria
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- n. an antibiotic and antifungal agent (C47H73NO17), produced by a strain of Streptomyces nodosus. It is one of a class of polyene macrolide antibiotics effective against fungal infections. It has a molecular weight of 924.11; it is soluble in oganic solvents but only slightly soluble in water.
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- n. an antibiotic and antifungal agent
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