polyoxin

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polyoxin (plural polyoxins)

  1. (biochemistry) Any of a group of nucleoside antibiotics, produced by Streptomyces bacteria, composed of heterocyclic moieties derived from amino sugars; the simplest being 1-β-(5'-amino5'-deoxy-D-allofuranuronosyl)-5-hydroxy-methyluracil