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- noun medicine The drug
chlortetracycline, obtained from Streptomyces aureofaciens bacteria.
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Effect of various levels of vitamin B12 upon growth response produced by aureomycin in chicks.
We are locked into the antibiotic race . . . from the first use of penicillin and aureomycin does anyone even call it that anymore?
In the middle of the 20th century, doctors talked much of such antibiotics as penicillin, streptomycin, aureomycin and about 50 others that had been extracted from soil and other molds.
Page 2 was an author of subjects on agriculture from Auburn University, and his brother was Dr. Benjamin M. Dugger, and he was a great scientist, a professor at Harvard, and after he was eighty years old he discovered aureomycin, and he was a famous … He died about four or five years ago at ninety-five years of age.
In the field of antibiotics Professor Woodward has, among many other things, established the structure of aureomycin and terramycin.
Every month, the pharmaceutical companies announced a new wonder drug -- and if it wasn't sulfa, it was penicillin, and if it wasn't penicillin it would be aureomycin.