A molecule that inhibits protein synthesis in eukaryotes, but not in prokaryotes. It blocks peptide bond formation by binding to the large ribosomal subunits.
Synonym: actidione.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • cycloheximide — cy·clo·hex·i·mide …   English syllables

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