An antibiotic that interferes with protein synthesis in prokaryotes. A gene encoding resistance to tetracycline has been widely used as a marker to distinguish between transformed and non-transformed cells in the production of transgenic plants.

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  • Tetracycline — (eingedeutscht Tetrazykline) sind antibiotisch wirksame Arzneistoffe (Antibiotika), die von verschiedenen Streptomyceten produziert werden. Tetracycline führen zu einer Hemmung der bakteriellen Proteinsynthese an deren Ribosomen und hemmen somit… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • tétracycline — [ tetrasiklin ] n. f. • 1954; de tétra, cycle et ine ♦ Méd. Antibiotique à large spectre d action, produit par une espèce de streptomycète ou obtenu par synthèse et dont les dérivés sont utilisés en thérapeutique. ● tétracycline nom féminin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tetracycline — Tetracycline,   Tetrazykline, von Bakterien der Gattung Streptomyces (v. a. Streptomyces aureofaciens und Streptomyces rimosus) gewonnene, oral wirksame Antibiotika, die als Grundgerüst ein Ringsystem aus vier kondensierten Sechsringen mit… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Tetracycline — См. Тетрациклин (Источник: «Словарь терминов микробиологии») …   Словарь микробиологии

  • tetracycline — 1952, with chemical suffix INE (Cf. ine) (2) + tetracyclic “containing four fused hydrocarbon rings,” from TETRA (Cf. tetra ) + cyclic (see CYCLE (Cf. cycle) (n.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • tetracycline — [te΄trə sī′klin, te΄trə sī′klēn΄] n. [< TETRA + CYCL(IC) + INE3] a yellow, odorless, crystalline powder, C22H24N2O8, prepared synthetically or obtained from certain streptomyces: it is a broad spectrum antibiotic …   English World dictionary

  • Tetracycline — This article is about the specific antibiotic called tetracycline. For other uses, see tetracycline antibiotics. Tetracycline Systematic (IUPAC) name (4S,6S,12aS) 4 (dimethylamino) 1,4,4a,5,5a,6,11,12a o …   Wikipedia

  • tetracycline — A broad spectrum antibiotic (a naphthacene derivative), the parent of oxytetracycline, prepared from chlortetracycline and also obtained from the culture filtrate of several species of Streptomyces; also available as t. hydrochloride and t.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Tetracycline — Химическая структура молекулы тетрациклина Тетрациклин (Tetracycline)  антибиотик из группы тетрациклинов. Содержание 1 Фармакологическое действие 2 …   Википедия

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