Any of a family of secondary metabolites with antimicrobial and antiviral effects.
Origin: ansa, "handle" (from their unique structure), and -mycin.
Ansamycins is a family of secondary metabolites that show antimicrobial activity against many gram-positive and some gram-negative bacteria and includes various compounds, among which: streptovaricins and rifamycins. In addition, these compounds demonstrate antiviral activity towards bacteriophages and poxviruses.
The numerical value of ansamycin in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of ansamycin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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