Definition of Alamethicin

1. Noun. (medicine) A peptide antibiotic containing the amino acid ''2-aminoisobutyric acid'' that is not found in proteins ¹



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Medical Definition of Alamethicin

1. A polyene pore forming ionophore that forms relatively non-specific anion or cation transporting pores in plasma membranes or artificial lipid membranes. These pores may be potential gradient sensitive. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (22 Feb 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alamethicin

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alae lingulae cerebelli
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alakazam
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alalonga
alalongas
alameda
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alamethicin (current term)
alamethicin synthetase
alamethicins
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alands

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