Streptonigrin meaning

strĕptə-nīgrĭn
A highly toxic antibiotic, C25 H22 N4 O8 , produced by an actinomycete (Streptomyces flocculus) and active against various types of tumors.
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A highly toxic antibiotic, C25 H22 N4 O8 , produced by an actinomycete (Streptomyces flocculus) and active against various types of tumors.
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Origin of streptonigrin

  • strepto– Latin niger nigr- black nekw-t- in Indo-European roots –in

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition