Tacrolimus meaning

tə-krōlə-məs
An immunosuppressive drug produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces tsukubaensis, C44 H69 NO12 , used in combination with corticosteroids to prevent rejection of organ transplants.
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An immunosuppressive drug produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces tsukubaensis, C44 H69 NO12 , used in combination with corticosteroids to prevent rejection of organ transplants.
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Origin of tacrolimus

  • t(sukubaensis) specific epithet (after Mount Tsukuba Japan, near which the actinomycete was discovered) (m)acrol(ide) im(m)u(no)s(uppressant)

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