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  1. mupirocin(Noun)

    A particular antibiotic applied topically


  1. Mupirocin

    Mupirocin is an antibiotic of the monoxycarbolic acid class. It was originally isolated from Pseudomonas fluorescens NCIMB 10586, developed by Beecham. Mupirocin is bacteriostatic at low concentrations and bactericidal at high concentrations. It is used topically and is effective against Gram-positive bacteria, including MRSA. Mupirocin is a mixture of several pseudomonic acids, with pseudomonic acid A constituting greater than 90% of the mixture. Also present in mupirocin are pseudomonic acid B with an additional hydroxyl group at C8, pseudomonic acid C with a double bond between C10 and C11, instead of the epoxide of PA-A, and pseudomonic acid D with a double bond at C4` and C5` in the 9-hydroxy-nonanoic acid portion of mupirocin.

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  1. Mupirocin

    A topically used antibiotic from a strain of Pseudomonas fluorescens. It has shown excellent activity against gram-positive staphylococci and streptococci. The antibiotic is used primarily for the treatment of primary and secondary skin disorders, nasal infections, and wound healing.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mupirocin in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mupirocin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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