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Tyrocidine MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Tyrocidine
Tree Number(s)
D04.345.566.850.920
D12.644.641.850.920
Unique ID
D014440
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014440
Scope Note
An antibiotic mixture produced by Bacillus brevis which may be separated into three components, tyrocidines A, B, and C. It is the major constituent (40-60 per cent) of tyrothricin, gramicidin accounting for the remaining 10-20 per cent active material. It is a topical antimicrobial agent, that is very toxic parenterally.
Entry Term(s)
Brevicidin
Rapicidin
Tyrocidines
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Anti-Bacterial Agents
NLM Classification #
QV 220
Previous Indexing
Peptides, Cyclic (1974)
Tyrothricin (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
94; was TYROCIDINES 1975-93 (see under TYROTHRICIN 1975-90)
Online Note
use TYROCIDINE to search TYROCIDINES 1975-93
History Note
94; was TYROCIDINES 1975-93 (see under TYROTHRICIN 1975-90)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2015/06/23
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