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Either of two aminoglycosides (B & C) produced by Streptomyces fradiae that have generalised antibiotic activity.

Neomycin A (Ineamine) contains 2 deoxy 1,3 diamino inositol combined with the aminoglycoside.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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