OBO ID: CHEBI:59662
Term Name: colistimethate Search Ontology:
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Definition: A mixture where R = H or Me. Colistin in which each of the primary amino groups is converted to the corresponding aminomethanesulfonic acid. It is prepared from colistin by the action of formaldehyde followed by sodium bisulfite. A polymyxin antibiotic, it is used as its penta-sodium salt in the treatment of severe infections, particularly of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii.
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Ontology: Chebi
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