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NCI Drug Dictionary

NCI Drug Dictionary

  

teicoplanin 
A glycopeptide antibiotic complex isolated from the bacterium Actinoplanes teichomyceticus. Teicoplanin inhibits peptidoglycan polymerization, resulting in inhibition of bacterial cell wall synthesis and cell death. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonym:Teichomycin
US brand name:Targocid