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  1. daptomycin(Noun)

    A particular lipopeptide antibiotic

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  1. Daptomycin

    Daptomycin is a lipopeptide antibiotic used in the treatment of systemic and life-threatening infections caused by Gram-positive organisms. It is a naturally occurring compound found in the soil saprotroph Streptomyces roseosporus. Its distinct mechanism of action makes it useful in treating infections caused by multi-resistant bacteria. It is marketed in the United States under the trade name Cubicin by Cubist Pharmaceuticals.

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  1. Daptomycin

    A cyclic lipopeptide antibiotic that inhibits GRAM-POSITIVE BACTERIA.

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