Antibiotic active against Gram positive bacteria. Acts by blocking protein synthesis by binding to the 50S subunit of the ribosome and blocking peptidyl transferase reaction. Clindamycin, a derivative of lincomycin, is used as an antimalarial drug.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • lincomycin — n. An antibacterial antibiotic obtained from the bacterium {Streptomyces lincolnensis} and used in the treatment of certain penicillin resistant infections. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lincomycin — ☆ lincomycin [liŋ΄kō mī′sin ] n. [( Streptomyceslincoln(ensis), the bacteria from which derived (isolated from a soil sample collected near LINCOLN3, Nebr.) + MYC + IN1] an antibiotic drug, C18H34N2O6S, used in the treatment of various bacterial… …   English World dictionary

  • Lincomycin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Lincomycin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lincomycin hydrochloride — [USP] the monohydrated monohydrochloride salt of lincomycin, used as an antibacterial, mainly in the treatment of infections due to susceptible strains of streptococci, pneumococci, and staphylococci; administered intramuscularly and… …   Medical dictionary

  • lincomycin — noun Etymology: New Latin lincolnensis (specific epithet of Streptomyces lincolnensis) + English mycin Date: 1963 an antibiotic C18H34N2O6S obtained from an actinomycete (Streptomyces lincolnensis) and effective especially against gram positive… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lincomycin — /ling keuh muy sin/, n. Pharm. a toxic antibiotic, C18H34N2O6S, isolated from Streptomyces lincolnensis, used in its hydrochloride form for the treatment of serious Gram positive penicillin resistant infections. [1960 65; < NL of the bacteria… …   Universalium

  • lincomycin — noun A lincosamide antibiotic derived from Streptomyces lincolnensis …   Wiktionary

  • lincomycin — An antibacterial substance, composed of substituted pyrrolidine and octapyranose moities, produced by Streptomyces lincolnensis; active against Gram positive organisms; used medicinally as l. hydrochloride. * * * lin·co·my·cin .liŋ kə mīs ən n an …   Medical dictionary

  • lincomycin — lin·co·my·cin …   English syllables

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