gentamicin

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structural formula of gentamicin

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gentamicin (countable and uncountable, plural gentamicins)

  1. (medicine) An aminoglycoside antibiotic, derived from an actinomycete, used to treat bacterial infections

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  • (3R,4R,5R)-2-{[(1S,2S,3R,4S,6R)-4,6-diamino-3-{[(2R,3R,6S)-3-amino-6-[(1R)-1-(methylamino)ethyl]oxan-2-yl]oxy}-2-hydroxycyclohexyl]oxy}-5-methyl-4-(methylamino)oxane-3,5-diol

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