One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A substance originally isolated from the bacteria Actinomyces subtropicus which consists of a sulphur-containing nucleoside bound to a siderophore, and has antibiotic activity against many types of bacteria.
1950s; earliest use found in The British Medical Journal. From classical Latin albus white + -o- + -mycin, after Russian al′bomicin.
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